February is RRSP season, and that means thinking about retirement. In the 21st century, Canadians are living longer, private pensions are less common and inflation continues to erode purchasing power.
One of the lessons I'm learning about retirement is that everybody does it differently. Some retirees crave a connection to the work force, while others can't escape fast enough. Some live large, others
These three calculators incorporate economic, actuarial and sophisticated financial-planning models If you've ever tried to determine how much you should save for retirement, you might have turned to calculators
Lindsay and Darlene Abbie's colleagues think they're crazy. The public high-school teachers still enjoy their jobs, but they want to retire early. Darlene is 51 and can't collect her pension until she's
If you want to see a group of financial experts brawl, ask them how much it's safe to withdraw from your investment portfolio each year in retirement. One of the most common answers is to suggest some
Jennifer Jacobs, a long-term care specialist in Oakville, Ont., who has built her practice around insurance coverage for living benefits, believes we're heading toward a "perfect storm." The population
The most dispassionate, data-based experts on retirement say you should delay starting your Canada Pension Plan benefits until after age 65. But the actuarial take on CPP doesn't sway retirement planner
Susan McArthur is managing partner of GreenSoil Investments and a corporate director. The mandate of the Canadian Board Diversity Council is to improve diversity on corporate boards. Every year, the CBDC