Posts Tagged ‘retirement income’

Using Your Corporation As Your Retirement Fund

Can you fund your retirement from your corporation? That’s the question I answer in my latest video specifically for business owners. This is part # 2 of the video I did last week, where I go deeper into tax-efficient investment strategies when owning a corporation. It may seem complicated (if you’re talking to your accountant),…

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5 Best Ideas To Optimize The Smith Manoeuvre

Is your mortgage tax deductible? You know the basics about the Smith Manoeuvre. This video is about the practical issues you may run into and how to maximize the benefits. We are Canada’s Smith Manoeuvre experts and have helped thousands of families implement it. Many “Smith Manoeuvre experts” just offer you a mortgage and leave…

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Millionaires in Poverty

This may sound like a dumb topic. Why would a millionaire live in poverty? We see it all the time, though.  People living in a paid off home worth more than $1 million while living on an income of $20,000/year before tax. I believe this is caused by the belief that your home is your…

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Is Typical Retirement Advice Good Advice?

If you’re thinking of retiring or your parents or friends are retiring, beware of the typical advice you get. In my latest video, I talk about the 5 conventional wisdom rules of thumb for retirees. As the unconventional wisdom guy, I do the math for you to see whether they actually worked in history. Then…

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Do Bonds Still Make Sense For Retirement Savings? The Debate

My recent video saying bonds are dead as an investment has started a debate on MoneySense and industry forums. Here is what the bond advocates are missing: It’s a financial planning issue. For example, if you and your spouse earn $50,000/year each ($100,000 total) and you want to retire on $80,000/year in today’s dollars in…

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Risk of Bonds To Your Retirement

In my latest YouTube video, I give you insight into what I advise my clients and why I declare the death of bonds as an investment. Here are just some of the topics I cover in the video: Recommended investment strategies for high-yield returns. Why you can’t retire comfortably with a balanced portfolio. The attitude…

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Q&A from Canadian Financial Summit (podcast)

Your questions from the Summit are answered here! The biggest online personal finance conference in Canada is the Canadian Financial Summit, which was a few weeks ago. I was interviewed for 2 intriguing talks: How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors & Robo-Advisors The High Risk of Bonds: Are Bonds Actually Safe Investments? Here are my answers to…

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How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors & Robo-Advisors

Investment advisors and robo-advisors have a massive disadvantage – they are short-term thinkers. You can easily outperform them by learning the skill of long-term thinking. Short-term thinking leads them to select suboptimal investments and focus on the wrong risk. You can clearly see this because nearly all investment advisors and robo-advisors do the “4 Performance…

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Minimize Taxes on Retirement Income (on Tangerine.ca)

Very well-written and insightful interview and article on Tangerine.ca by Robin Taub. Worth reading. A couple quotes: “The key to minimizing taxes on retirement income is careful planning, and this normally starts years or even a decade or two before you retire.” “In retirement, your taxable income can be very different from the cash you…

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