Retirement

Pay Me Later…The Case for Defined Pension Plans

Sigmund Freud, the Viennese psychoanalyst, developed the concept of “penis envy”. He purported it to be an early stage in female psychosexual development, when...

Enough Already—When to Stop RRSP Investing

So, you’ve been diligently contributing to your RRSP for years. How do you know when it’s time to stop contributing— and what are the...

Home Alone or ‘Golden Girls’ Cohab?

It’s not every day that a person gets to interview someone like Frank Gehry, one of the world’s starchitects—a critically acclaimed architect from Toronto....

Sailing into your “Work Optional” Life

“Embarking on a financial plan is like sailing around the world. The voyage won’t always go to plan, and there’ll be rough seas. But...

Create Your Personal Pension Plan

Ah, retirement! Finally, we can live exactly the way we want to. In my case, that’s learning to cook international cuisines, dancing with Javier...

Self-Employed? Here’s How to Fund Your Retirement

The good news is over 1 million, or 12% of Canadian working women, are self-employed. This can mean more independence and financial rewards for...

The Gig-Economy and Retirement Planning

When you’re employed by a company, there’s a chance you’re getting a bit of a boost when it comes to investing. Maybe there’s a...

How to be Financially Fit in Your Golden Years

First the good news: Women, currently in their 50s, can expect to live to a median age of 86, outliving men by 4 years....

How the New Changes to CPP Harm Women

The good news is Canadians, especially Canadian women, are living longer. A 65-year-old woman today can expect to live to 87, three years longer...