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Maximizing your Canada Pension Plan Income

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is an important cornerstone in retirement income planning, designed to replace 25 percent of what is deemed to be the...

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TFSA vs. RRSP Part 3: Motivation of deadlines

Posted 16 Dec 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The final consideration in our series has to do with certain elements of human behavior.... Read More

TFSA vs. RRSP part 2: When is one plan better?

Posted 28 Nov 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

As we've discussed in Part 1, the "better plan" usually depends on your individual situation.... Read More

TFSA vs. RRSP Part 1: Which Plan is Best?

Posted 21 Nov 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

There are many financial decisions before us as Canadians—do we pay down mortgage debt or... Read More

9 Reasons to Revisit your Retirement Plan

Posted 10 Nov 2014 courtesy of Fidelity Investments

An annual review will keep your retirement plan on track as your financial priorities change... Read More

First Time Home Buyers' Plan

Posted 30 Oct 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The first time Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) is a program where the government allows you... Read More

A Brief Intro to RRSPs

Posted 15 Oct 2014 by Natalie LeBlanc

Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are usually one of the first methods (besides perhaps pensions)... Read More

Taxation in Retirement

Posted 06 Oct 2014 courtesy of Invesco

We all know the over-worn adage about the inevitability of death and taxes, but just... Read More

Getting Financial Advice in Retirement

Posted 15 Sep 2014 courtesy of Fidelity Investments

Financial planning needs vary throughout your lifetime, and the kinds of service you will require... Read More

The Transition to Retirement

Posted 26 Aug 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

For those about to leave the work force after many years of hard... Read More