Work & Retirement

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It was my running joke when I was sick. “At least I’m not worried about my portfolio!” I would exclaim with gusto, followed by a belly laugh. It was 2008, the height »

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Retiring debt-free used to be the goal for all Canadians. But that mantra seems to have largely disappeared. »

“It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction” – Pablo Picasso

Back Home on the Rock

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Fogo Island holds a number of delights — and some odd surprises. We’d flown and driven to the northeast coast of Newfoundland for an end-of- summer holiday weekend. From there, it was »

Retired Boomers Will Work for Pay

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The new retirement Nearly a third of retired Canadians, or 30 per cent, have returned to work, according to new surveys from ING Direct. The results, reported by Canadian Press, found that »

Time to Take a Nap

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Janet Yellen, 67, will take over as head of the U.S. Federal Reserve on the first of February. At the age of 67, Yellen will be responsible for national monetary policy. Supervising »

Paying for Paradise

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Working abroad to gain a livelihood or supplement a pension takes planning. In reality, working in Asia often is not the rosy picture too frequently portrayed in glossy travel magazines that make »

Q&A: Pension Issue

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Adviser wants employees to take the commuted value of their pension and invest the money. Is it a good idea? Gordon Pape gives his view. Q – I am still working and »