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Here, six things that are key to deciding if a condo is the right choice for you. »

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A round-up of the best cities for retirement real estate investing. »

Q&A: Renewing GICs

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A reader is collecting $450 a month from GICs, but they’re up for renewal and the interest rate will drop. What should she do?   Q – I am a widow. I »

“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it” – Bob Hope

Hot Dog Economics

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What if you hosted a lavish summer barbecue bash and, after eating, informed guests that you’d be recouping costs by asking them to pay not only for their steaks and hot dogs »

2014 All-Star Canadian Stocks

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Some investors are like elephants – they never forget. That explains why many people still refuse to invest in the stock market even though it has been more than five years since »

Q&A: Struggling with Debt

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A reader has been contributing a lot of money to his RRSP to save taxes but now the debt load is starting to be worrisome   ‪Q – I am 54 years »

The Longevity Portfolio

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How to handle an RRIF If they handed out Oscars for the toughest investment decisions, my vote would be to give it to everyone who has a RRIF. If you’re in that »

Q&A: Canada Pension Plan Benefits

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How many years to earn the maximum payment? Q – How many years do you have to contribute to CPP to receive the maximum amount? – Marie B. A – The number »

Higher Rates? Not For A While

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Low rate environment is likely to continue until at least mid-2015 and perhaps longer. If we’re to take the words of our central bankers at face value, low interest rates will still »