Life expectancy in Canada has been increasing at a steady rate in recent years. An April 2014 report from Canada’s Chief Actuary concluded that persons who are age 65 and older are[...]
HSBC’s latest worldwide survey on retirement asserted that Canadians are the least likely to support their children financially, and are the most likely to spend their accumulated [...]
Most will agree that living longer is a good thing, and the reality is that life expectancy has been rising in recent decades. One outgrowth of this phenomenon is that elderly peop[...]
According to a new report released on 13th January by Wealth-X and National Financial Partners, people of “ultra-high net worth” (UHNW) – those with at least $30mn in assets – will[...]
Canada has one of the best standards of living in the world and managed to survive the last global financial meltdown relatively well compared to other developed countries, such as[...]
The majority of Canadians have not accumulated enough savings to sustain them after their retirement, according to a survey by the Conference Board of Canada. The study, designed t[...]
The children have finally moved out, and although you miss having them around, you also enjoy the element of tranquillity that comes with the empty nest. There’s plenty of ti[...]
Retirement planning and pet parenting seem like two entirely unrelated matters. However, pets are valuable additions to the family, especially once the children have grown and move[...]
Investments in wine are nearly as old as time and are surging in popularity. The earliest known wine commodities consisted of a few extra bottles that a wine merchant stowed away t[...]
In June 2013, the U.S. Equal Pay Act celebrated its 50th anniversary. Since the women’s movement of the 1960’s, American women have gained ground in the workplace for compensation [...]