One of the observations we sometimes see when we meet with seniors who have sizable debt is that they are not focused on setting new financial goals post-retiring. Perhaps you have achieved your financial goals and have retired as...
Whether you love retirement or not, this is the man to thank, or blame, Otto Von Bismarck, Minister President of Prussia in 1881 who created the concept of retirement. His idea was for the state to support you after...
Travel as you want; explore as much as you like they say. Well, who doesn't want to travel? We all want to go around the world, see new places, experience new cultures, click selfies with famous backgrounds, and tell...
More than 10 percent of Canadians are open to retiring abroad, according to BMO Retirement Institute. The USA, including warm-weather states like Florida and California, has long been renowned as a prized retirement destination for Canadian snowbirds. If you’ve dreamed of...
40s is an important decade professionally. You would be earning better, enjoying a good lifestyle and climbing the professional ladder. But it also a critical year to plan and save for your retirement. Here are 5 ways you can save...
With the rate of Canadian seniors in debt continuing to increase, it appears that retirement is turning from a time to relax to a time of stress. While there are a variety of reasons seniors are becoming increasingly indebted,...
Debt is a basic fact of life for most people – and honestly, that’s usually not much of a problem. Everything from credit cards and student loans to decades-long mortgages are day-to-day realities all across the UK. As long...
“Living in Place”©, a campaign of the Older Women’s Network housing committee, advocates that national and provincial Building Codes be changed to require that all units in new multi-unit residential buildings be entirely universal design. No tax dollars should...
Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and I all have something in common. When we finally “shuffle off this mortal coil” we will leave behind exactly the same amount of money-all of it. (Or better still, what’s left of it). Furthermore,...
When a family member grows older and begins considering what they want to do for the rest of their life, it can get overwhelming very quickly. Whether you have a parent that needs care or you just want to...
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