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Make Sure You're Planning for All 3 Phases of Retirement

As you get older, your retirement lifestyle will change. Make sure you have a long term retirement plan for care and other needs.<p>As you consider what …

The 9 Keys to a Happy Retirement

It turns out that happiness and retirement <i>do</i> go together.<p>Well, based on the research and books I’ve read and interviews I’ve done since becoming …

Retirement

How To Retire Despite Low Interest Rates

by Doug Carey, Owner and President, Wealthtrace<p>Interest rates are extremely low, which is bad news for those who have been planning to have a fixed income in retirement. Ten years ago, the yield on ten-year Treasury bonds was above 5%. Today it sits at 1.8%, which is below the rate of inflation.<p>Low …

11 Best Caribbean Islands for Sailing, Yachting and Boating

We have often said, to really understand an island you must go out in a boat and look back. Boating and Islands just go together — to really see a …

Sailing

Downton Abbey opens up a big tent, as an aristocratic circus

Downton Abbey Devotees analyze the final season’s sixth episode: Selling an aristocratic lifestyle<p><b>Lords and ladies,</b><p><b>We bid you welcome to our weekly</b> …

John Irving’s eulogy for Günter Grass

<i>This eulogy was delivered by John Irving at</i> <i>Günter</i> <i>Grass's memorial service in Germany on Sunday.</i><p>I'm speaking to you as Günter's friend, and as a writer.<p>Günter Grass wrote <i>The Tin Drum</i> when he was only thirty-one – a remarkable accomplishment, which will not soon (if ever) be repeated. There are no …

Ralph Klein: Joker, smoker … trailblazer

MP Joan Crockatt explains why the plain-spoken premier of Alberta was anything but average<p>Ralph Klein, an icon of Canadian politics, died at noon on …

Why China warned the US to stay away

<b>A group of islands in the South China Sea may not sound particularly significant, but these recently-formed pieces of land could be the key to Beijing's future military strategy.</b><p>I suspect that until a few weeks ago the South China Sea was not a place most people around the world gave much thought …

China

Six must-read works by Günter Grass

Günter Grass, one of Germany's most significant post-war authors, passed away on April 13. Outspoken and controversial, he impacted the way Germany …

Chomsky says US is world's biggest terrorist

Noam Chomsky is one of the superstars of the intellectual world; a prolific author and self-proclaimed anarchist, who, at the age of 86 still doesn’t seem to be slowing down. He still rails against a whole host of perceived injustices, with the West generally in his line of fire. Isabelle Kumar of …

The Wild Side of Tuscany

Over a decade ago, the film <i>Under the Tuscan Sun</i> tossed the heart of central Italy into the global tourism spotlight, sending busloads of camera-wielding tourists to historic hamlets and pack-them-in, pack-them-out wine tasting pit stops.<p>For today’s thoughtful travelers, Tuscany’s Maremma region …

Italy

How To Get More Guaranteed Retirement Income In The 401(k) Age

In the old days, many Americans had a defined benefit (DB) pension that paid them a steady guaranteed income in retirement. But the pension landscape has shifted dramatically: now more than half of all US retirement assets are in self-directed defined contribution (DC) plans, such as 401(k)s and …

Retirement

Sailboats and Sailing Adventures – Sail Magazine

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Physician’s heart-healthy prescription: Exercise addiction

From a young age, it has been my drug of choice. A daily self-prescription that I have spent the better part of my professional and personal life recommending. While I wouldn't call myself a full-fledged addict, I do regularly attempt to up my dosage – to see how far I can go without going …

The Grapes of Wrath: 10 surprising facts about John Steinbeck's novel

<b>John Steinbeck, who was born on February 27, 1902, was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1962. His 1939 book The Grapes of Wrath, published 75 years ago on April 14, has sold more than 14 million copies in the past 75 years. Here are 10 things about the novel that may surprise you.</b><p>The book …

Literature

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

B.C. sailor returns to Turkish home after surviving Arctic ice and Atlantic hurricanes aboard homemade boat

VANCOUVER • A hero’s welcome greeted Erkan Gursoy as he motored his peculiar craft into the Turkish port of Çanakkale: Flowers, ceremonies, VIP …

Sailing

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

Great Loop

The <b>Great Loop</b> is a system of waterways that encompasses the eastern portion of the United States and part of Canada. It is made up of both natural …

Rideau Canal

<i>This article is an itinerary.</i><p>Sailing up the Rideau Canal, Ottawa<p>The <b>Rideau Canal</b> is a historical scenic waterway that connects the towns of Kingston …

Canada

Cruising on small craft

This article is about <b>travel by small craft</b>, including both motor and sail powered vessels, where the vessel is owned or chartered by the travellers, …

Sailing

Donations for Detroit man who walks 21 miles to work and back every day

Crowdfunding raises more than $70,000 after plight of James Robertson, revealed<p>Hundreds of people have contributed tens of thousands of dollars to help a Detroit man who says he typically walks 21 miles (34kms) to get to and from work.<p>The Detroit Free Press reports that James Robertson rides buses …

City Politics

If You Want to Retire in 10 Years, Do These 5 Things Now

The decade before retirement is a critical time. Here's how to make sure you're on the right path.<p>After 30-plus years of working and socking away …

Carrick on money: The Top 25 countries to retire in, 2015 edition

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>The Top 25 countries to retire in, 2015 edition</b><br>Latin American countries rule on this list produced by Forbes.<p><b>Meet the personal finance rule-breaker</b><br>A personal …

The Best Caribbean Island For Every Type Of Traveler

We recently ranked the Best Caribbean Islands, but it can still be difficult to determine which island is best for you.<p>From family-friendly locales to romantic island getaways, here are the best Caribbean islands for every type of traveler.

Pacific Seacraft Orion 27

In Brief<p>Beautiful, strong, and capable the Orion 27, introduced in 1979, was one of the earlier boats to come from the well trusted Pacific Seacraft …

Sailing

Falmouth Cutter 22

Overview<p>When talking about the feisty wee Falmouth Cutter, it’s hard to be objective, especially with owners who are universally admiring of their …

Best Sailboats | 2015 Boat of the Year Awards | Sailing World

With regard to the Gunboat 55, the judges agreed: This is Gunboat’s crowning achievement. The look, the finish, and the experience are all over the …

How to survive Downton Abbey: a guide for American viewers

And so the inevitable has happened. American viewers are falling out of love with Downton Abbey. As season five aired on PBS Masterpiece, American viewers declared it “dullsville”, claiming that plot development is “more obtuse than ever” and, according to Vulture, “a lot like spending forced …

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