Retirement (Canada)

RRSP Investors: Grow Your Wealth With These 3 Top Growth Stocks

An RRSP is a great investment vehicle for investors to save for their retirement, as every cent of dividend income and of capital gains is tax …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Registered vs. Non-Registered Accounts: Factors To Consider

Some readers of this blog have asked me on different occasions what investment accounts they should invest in and when to utilize a registered vs. a …

Personal Finance (Canada)

Lexpert: On the Deal Q&A: Growth spurt

There was an intensity behind GFL Environmental Inc.’s deal with Private Equity buyers BC Partners and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. That makes sense, given the $5.1-billion in enterprise value transaction is Canada’s largest private management buyout to date.<p>And why was this the right time for …

Private Equity

Tax withholding on RRIF withdrawals

<b>Q:</b> I am a widower, 80 years old, and I am being taxed about 30% on RRSP withdrawals. Can you suggest a better plan? I also have some TFSAs.<p><i>—Bob</i><p><b>A:</b> …

Tax Preparation

Should You Buy Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU) or Toronto-Dominion Bank Stock (TSX:TD) for Your RRSP?

Canadian savers are using self-directed RRSP accounts to invest in top-quality dividend stocks as a way to grow their retirement funds.<p>Let’s take a …

Oil

Too many investors still see climate action as anti-profit, says Quebec pension fund boss

Too many investors are still seeing climate action as a restraint on profit, the president of one of Canada’s biggest pension plans told a room full …

Investing

He’s done paying his student debt. How should he start investing?

If you’re looking for money to start investing, try paying off a debt.<p>A 34-year-old reader plans to pay off his student debt later this year and he’s wondering how to get started as an investor. “As I shift from debt repayments to investing, my question is what my portfolio allocation should …

Home Ownership

3 Proven Ways to Boost Retirement Income

There’s a bitter irony associated with retirement; although those years are referred to as“golden,” many look forward to them with anxiety and …

Personal Finance (Canada)

The ‘wealth formula’: Bay St. insider has two simple rules for making money

Will you have enough money to live in reasonable comfort when you retire? That’s the $1-million question for anyone who’s ever given any thought to …

Money (Canada)

Resiliency Project Supervisor, Alta Care Resources (Edmonton, AB)

<b>Resiliency Project Supervisor</b><p><b>Job Description:</b><p>This position works in a highly innovative and exciting environment. As an OBSD lead agency Alta Care …

Aboriginal Canadians

Litigation gone digital: Ottawa experiments with artificial intelligence in tax cases

The Justice Department has quietly launched an artificial intelligence experiment as the Trudeau government prepares to use such sophisticated …

Artificial Intelligence

New RRSP Investors: 2 Oversold Dividend Stocks for a Balanced Retirement Fund

Canadian savers are using their Registered Retirement Savings Plans to set some cash aside for the future. One popular RRSP strategy involves owning …

Investing

A final forecast on the future of Canada’s pension industry

I’ll be retiring at the end of September, so this will probably be my last article for <i>Benefits Canada</i>, and certainly my last as an employee of …

Personal Finance (Canada)

RRSP Investors: Should You Buy Telus Corp. (TSX:T) or Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD) Stock?

Canadian savers are searching for ways to get the most out of their self-directed Registered Retirement Savings Funds (RRSPs).<p>Making RRSP …

Personal Finance (Canada)

Massive global debt looms as major risk 10 years after GFC, Canada Pension Plan chief warns

Massive global debt looms as a significant risk 10 years after the Lehman Brothers collapse sparked the global financial crisis, Canada Pension Plan …

Central Banks

Microsoft sets sights on new Toronto HQ

Microsoft will move its Canadian headquarters from Mississauga to downtown Toronto and hire 500 additional full-time employees, the latest business to abandon the suburbs for the country’s financial district.<p>The tech company will consolidate its Mississauga headquarters along with a small downtown …

Tim Hortons

RRSP Investors: Buy These Top 3 Dividend Stocks to Build Wealth

Having the right stocks in your RRSP is of utmost importance for ensuring a healthy and reliable income flow to sustain you in retirement. That’s why …

Investing

Canadians show the way for future of super

If the future of Australia's superannuation sector revolves around a handful of mega-sized industry funds, each with more than $200 billion in …

Investing

Canada Has First Regulated Bitcoin Fund, FBC Bitcoin Trust Can be Traded on NEO Connect

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Cryptocurrency

RRSP Investors: Is Nutrien Ltd. (TSX:NTR) Stock a Buy on the Recent Dip?

Canadian savers are searching for opportunities to buy top-quality stocks for their self-directed RRSP portfolios at reasonable prices.<p>Let’s take a …

Investing

Ottawa Citizen, Sun workers staring down potential lockout

Employees at the Ottawa Citizen and Ottawa Sun newspapers could be locked out by the middle of next week if they fail to accept a new contract.<p>After …

Canada

Retirement allowances paid by city questioned by Calgary councillor

A Calgary city councillor says he's not happy with the answers he's getting about retirement allowances for civic employees.<p>The allowances — which …

Retirement

Layoff in your future? Here is how to structuring a savings plan to retire comfortably

Miranda has been focused on paying off the mortgage on her Toronto condo by her 48th birthday next spring.<p>Once that’s done, she will turn her attention to saving for the day a few years hence when she can retire early from the work force at the age of 53. Her goal is to have $40,000 a year after …

Retirement

Colby Cosh: There’s pipeline rage in Alberta, but what does it amount to?

What are the consequences of the Federal Court of Appeal’s Trans Mountain pipeline delay for electoral politics in Alberta? The FCA ruling has …

Canada

Women in Canada’s pension, benefits industry discuss careers, pay equity and mentorship

Women made up nearly half (47.7 per cent) of Canada’s workforce in 2016, according to figures from Statistics Canada, marking a noteworthy rise on …

Personal Finance (Canada)

Canada cracks top 10 in 2018 retirement security ranking

Canada ranked ninth in the world for retirement security, according to the Global Retirement Index (GRI), up two full spots from last year’s 11th …

Top 10

They want to spend $50,000 per year in retirement. Did they save enough?

Michael and Julie want to spend $50,000/year in retirement. The “4% Rule” says they need $1.25 million. But do they really need that much? This …

Retirement

Do you really need an RRSP to retire?

<b>Q:</b> What will happen if I retire and I don’t have an RRSP?<p><i>—Riza</i><p><b>A:</b> The Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) has been synonymous with retirement in …

Retirement

Quebec election: Liberals offer more money to retirees, working seniors

SHERBROOKE — Quebec’s shortage of labour has been a major theme of Philippe Couillard’s campaign. The Liberal leader has said repeatedly that the …

Canadian News

COC names Robin Brudner interim CEO after Overholt's abrupt departure

Robin Brudner was hired by the Canadian Olympic Committee two years ago to drive change in its corporate culture.<p>The 55-year-old from Toronto will …

Winter Olympics