Retirement

How to Uncouple without Undoing Your Finances

Not every union is a match made in heaven. According to the Vanier Institute almost half of Canadian marriages (41 per cent) end in...

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....