While you don’t need an expert to tell you that it is important to save and reduce debt to prepare for retirement years, it appears that Canadians have all but ignored these basic [...]
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[...]
November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada – a significant time of the year when the focus is on spreading awareness among Canadians about various financial matters, whic[...]
For a number of years now the proportion of employers in the US and Canada offering defined benefit pension plans to employees has been on the decline. Research shows that today fe[...]
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[...]
Economic downturn, changes in social behavior, and a society that enjoys living longer have contributed to conflicting demands on the ‘sandwich generation’. The group has earned th[...]
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 [...]
The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement pension was implemented in 1966, and it provides a monthly benefit to eligible Canadians. From its inception, the CPP was intended to be a [...]
The pension reform debate is once again heating up, with a focus on increasing retirement benefits for middle class Canadians. The issue is expected to be a key topic in the upcomi[...]