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Couple must cut debt — and cut off their adult kids — to hit their retirement goals

Situation: Couple almost 60 wants to retire but fears lack of savings will force them to sell house

Solution: Cut gifts to adult children, accelerate debt paydown, cut investment costs, track spending… 1,133 more words

Pensions

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board lags international financial community on recognition of climate change risks and stranded assets

In what the WWF has called   “a landmark moment for responsible investment in Europe” , the European Parliament voted in November 2016  to mandate that all workplace pension administrators must consider climate risk and risks “related to the depreciation of assets” -stranded assets-  in investment decisions.   757 more words

Quebec

Here are the new numbers you need to get a jumpstart on your 2017 taxes

The first of January brings with it not only a new calendar year, but also changes to various income tax and benefit amounts, most of which are indexed to inflation. 931 more words

Personal Finance

Quebec's proposed pension plans far weaker than rest of Canada: unions

Quebec would be better off signing the federal-provincial agreement on pensions concluded in June rather than going forward with the weak Quebec Pension Plan reform proposed by Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitão, the director general of the Fédération des travailleurs du Québec said Sunday. 407 more words

Local News

Reader letter: Gov't incompetence is not exaggerated

Re: Government slammed for incompetence, neglect, Nov. 30.

In an effort to dissuade would-be doubters as to the legitimacy of the auditor general’s claims of government incompetency, I am writing to provide an example of said “Delays in delivering government services.” 264 more words

Letters

Ontario spending millions on government ads that are partisan: auditor general

TORONTO – Ontario’s taxpayers have footed the bill for millions of dollars in government advertising that actually appears partisan, the auditor general said Wednesday, and millions more in social media ads her office isn’t allowed to review. 569 more words

Politics

CPP changes won't leave out women: Jean-Yves Duclos

OTTAWA – The federal minister in charge of the country’s social safety net says new parents, particularly women, won’t lose out on increased Canada Pension Plan benefits if they leave the workforce to care for young children. 712 more words

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