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Is Typical Retirement Advice Good Advice? – Testing Retirement Rules of Thumb (As seen in Canadian MoneySaver)
You want to retire soon. How should you setup your retirement income? You talk with some friends, read about it on the internet, and talk with a financial advisor. Are you actually getting good advice? When it comes to retirement income, most financial advisors rely...read more
I am thrilled to be included in this elite list of "40 Money Influencers in Canada"! I hope it is true and that my blog is influencing Canadians to make smarter financial decisions. I love sharing my insights based on experience into what really works, not on the...read more
Listen to my 7-minute podcast interview "Minimize Tax on Retirement" on the Moolala Show on SiriusXM Radio by the very lively Bruce Sellery. I discuss the 6 best strategies to minimize tax on your retirement income. Bruce Sellery is a business journalist, TV host and...read more
It’s the hot new debate: do you invest your money through a robo-advisor, or seek out a human one to take care of your investments? Read my interview by Kathryn Kyte from Yahoo Finance Canada here: Is a robo-advisor right for you? I offer a robo-advisor service if you...read more
I am thrilled that my recent interview by IdeaMensch is now featured on their site. They know what they are doing. Very insightful questions! What question leads to this answer? "Think outside the box. First understand the issues in-depth. Then think about what works....read more
You will have a lot more tax saving opportunities after you retire than before. If you get a salary, you may have limited tax deductions or tax saving strategies. When you retire, it is completely different. You can essentially determine the amount of income you will...read more