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Three monthly dividend payers so you won't have to worry about the CPP

Millions of Canadians live in fear that the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) will run out of money by the time they’re ready to collect.

Naturally, the government insists this isn’t the case. 669 more words

Managing Wealth

Why the $10,000 TFSA limit will help the middle class

It’s been said that the “ruthless arithmetic of democracy” generally favours politicians who tax the relatively few “rich” and redistribute the proceeds to the far more numerous middle class. 857 more words

Retirement Planning

Jonathan Chevreau: I sold my Apple shares too early — and 6 other financial mistakes that still haunt me

When people read my resume, they assume I was born into a family well versed in financial matters. Actually, my parents emigrated from England after the war and my late father became an Ontario teacher who retired on a defined-benefit pension. 772 more words

Personal Finance

More than two thirds of Canadians worry 'a lot' about money, but 69% still don't have a plan

Worried about money? You’re hardly alone, according to a global study of 19,000 adults in 19 countries, including Canada.

Despite saturation coverage of personal finance in the years following the 2008 financial crisis more than two thirds (68%) of 1,000 Canadians in a survey connected with the Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC) say they “worry a lot about their financial situation.” If you’re in mid-life you’re likely even more concerned about your financial future: 79% of those in mid-life fret about finances, which highlights the hazards of youthful procrastination. 445 more words

Retirement Planning

Women are increasingly taking the financial reins — and that's a good thing

Would you be insulted if someone told you that you “invest like a girl”? Studies suggest that a more appropriate reaction would be to feel flattered. 972 more words

Personal Finance

A Wal-Mart heir is $27 billion poorer than everyone thought

Ever since Wal-Mart heir John T. Walton died 10 years ago in a plane crash, it’s been widely assumed that he passed the bulk of his vast estate to his widow, Christy. 1,466 more words

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Jonathan Chevreau: How being cheap is causing Canadians wallet pain

In describing the necessary steps to achieve financial independence, I’ve long prescribed frugality, or the brand of “super frugality” I call “guerrilla frugality.” Indeed, the early-retirement literature is full of superhuman feats of saving half one’s net income, which is how some popular gurus claimed to have achieved financial independence while still in their 30s or 40s. 431 more words