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How much will I get from CPP?

By Sheryl Smolkin

A pension from the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is an important foundation on which most Canadians will build their retirement income. Therefore it is important to understand how much you will be entitled to at retirement. 520 more words

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Jan 26: Best from the blogosphere

By Sheryl Smolkin

This week we picked up a series of interesting blogs from both bloggers who have previously appeared in this space and several who are new to us . 355 more words


Depending on the Government in Retirement: a Good Option?

English Teacher’s Precarious Situation

I’ve been thinking about the question of when is too late to start saving for retirement as I’ve been writing my book about personal finance for English teachers. 358 more words


After more than a year apart, Harper and Wynne to meet on Monday

WATCH: NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is happy to see that PM Stephen Harper is “burying the hatchet” with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.

TORONTO – Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are scheduled to meet Monday evening. 244 more words


Another Look At Life Annuities (Part 2)

By Sheryl Smolkin

If you are considering purchasing a life annuity using funds in your registered (RRSP, RRIF, LIRA, RPP) or unregistered accounts (Savings Accounts, GIC, TFSA, etc) you will need to consider what features to select and how your decision will impact the level of benefits you receive. 616 more words


Something for nothing?

Re: No mystery why Wynne, Harper are not talking, guest column by Andrew Coyne, Postmedia News, Dec. 6.
Re: Canada Pension Plan too low for living standards, by Hassan Yussuff, Dec. 292 more words