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Quebec Pension fund leads the way in low-carbon investing in Canada

The  Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is Canada’s second largest pension fund, with $286.5 billion under management for the  public and parapublic pension plans of  Quebec workers. 693 more words

Climate Change Policy

Canada's public pension funds are piling on leverage — and risk, warns Moody’s

Canada’s public pension funds, among the biggest in the world, are piling on risk with leveraged bets in a chase for higher returns, Moody’s Investors Service warns. 477 more words


Grey Matters: CPP, subsidizing survivor pensions, not fair — to a point

Wanda Morris

It’s not fair!

I remember my 10-year-old self being absolutely incensed. My older sister was getting new clothes; I was getting (mostly) hand-me-downs. 639 more words


Unemployed dad and disabled child put family in financial jeopardy

Situation: Couple weighs needs of their disabled child and value of their home: Sell or risk downturn?

Solution: Keep the house, maintain investments, have child live at home, create discretionary trust… 1,074 more words

Personal Finance

Two-thirds of Canadian households saving for retirement, census suggests

By David Hodges

Two-thirds of households are setting aside money for retirement, taking advantage of either a registered pension plan, an RRSP or a tax-free savings account, Statistics Canada said Wednesday as it released the latest batch of numbers from the 2016 census. 861 more words


Woman raising two teens with little help from her ex faces hurdles to retire in 10 years

Situation: Woman with two teenagers wants to help with education costs, then retire at 62

Solution: Wait to 65, pay down debts, then retirement plan with all debts paid should work… 1,034 more words

Personal Finance

Single woman in late 50s worries that with no company pension, her savings won’t cover her retirement

Situation: Woman with substantial savings but no company pension, worries she can’t afford to retire

Solution: Build nanny suite in house to add revenue, add up income sources to ensure costs covered… 1,060 more words

Personal Finance