Retirement

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...

What’s Your “Happy Money” Number?

How much money do you need to “live the dream” in retirement? I’ve been asking friends and family this question. Some have answered quickly...

Blue Skies: Create Your Retirement Glidepath

If you’ve ever had a job you’ve grown tired of, then you’ve probably daydreamed of being self-employed. As a freelance writer myself, I can...

Are You Ready for Your “Victory Lap” Retirement?

I got my first writing job in 1969 after doing a master’s degree in philosophy.  Once trained to cover business, I found I loved...

Live Long & Prosper …Financially

"It's never too late to be what you might have been." — George Elliot, Author A sea change has occurred in the financial planning and...

Why Encore Careers are Not Just About the Money

Would it surprise you to know that nine out of 10 workers around the world are “actively disengaged” from their jobs? According to a...