Money & Finances

How can inflation affect your retirement plan?

No matter where you are on the retirement savings journey, here’s what you need to know about inflation, and what you can take to protect your plans for retirement.

How can inflation affect your retirement plan?

No matter where you are on the retirement savings journey, here’s what you need to know about inflation, and what you can take to protect your plans for retirement.

  • June 28, 2013

    What is an insurance GIC? (Video)

    Looking for a way to save for the future that’s safe and guaranteed? An insurance GIC (also called an accumulation annuity) offers secure returns, predictable growth and freedom from worry about market ups and downs.

  • April 30, 2013

    How to avoid being a shopaholic

    I have a little spending problem — I love to shop, but I don’t want my kids to think money grows on trees. Here’s what I’ve learned to do about it.

  • April 25, 2013

    Do you know how your investments are taxed?

    The way your investments are taxed is as important to your bottom line as their rate of return.

  • January 10, 2013

    The importance of joining a group pension or RRSP

    Does your employer offer a group pension plan or RRSP? Financial blogger Jim Yih says they’re two of the best ways to save for retirement.

  • October 11, 2012

    How to make working from home work

    Are you one of the four million Canadians who work from home, either for your employer or yourself? Here are four smart tips to help make it work.

  • April 03, 2012

    How to sell your parent’s home

    Selling your aging parent’s home can be a difficult process. Here are some dos and don’ts for dealing with this sensitive issue.

  • September 22, 2011

    Benefits vs. salary: Which is worth more?

    What if your boss said you could earn an extra $15,000 of annual salary but you had to give up your benefits? Should you take the deal?

  • September 19, 2011

    Should you give your teen a credit card?

    Getting a first credit card is almost a rite of passage into adulthood, but how do you ensure your teen doesn’t get trapped in debt? Consider these six tips.