Money & Finances

How to choose the right type of life insurance

Term, permanent, participating or universal life insurance. There are different types of life insurance to choose from. But which one meets your needs and goals? Here’s what you need to know before you choose.

How to choose the right type of life insurance

Term, permanent, participating or universal life insurance. There are different types of life insurance to choose from. But which one meets your needs and goals? Here’s what you need to know before you choose.

  • July 09, 2012

    Should you give up your car?

    When you weigh the costs of owning your car against how much you actually use it, you may decide it’s time to park it for good.

  • May 29, 2012

    Home renovation health safety tips

    Pondering a big home renovation project? Here’s how to keep your family safe from possible health hazards.

  • May 22, 2012

    Smart solo travel tips

    As a veteran of 30 years of solo travel, Evelyn Hannon shares how women can fight loneliness, make new friends and have a fabulous time exploring the world.

  • 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.

  • April 02, 2012

    Rob Carrick’s five money tips for young adults

    The Globe and Mail’s personal finance columnist has a new book out called “How Not to Move Back in With Your Parents.” It ought to be required reading.

  • March 08, 2012

    Retiring soon? What’s your plan?

    Retirement used to mean slowing down, entering the ranks of senior citizens and living on government and workplace pensions. But times have changed.

  • March 06, 2012

    The end of saving for retirement

    This year, for the first time in 22 years, I won’t be making an RRSP contribution.

  • February 27, 2012

    How are you going to pay for that?

    Cash, credit or debit? A new study by the Bank of Canada shows we prefer plastic for big-ticket items. But will that put us deeper in debt?

  • February 22, 2012

    Growth versus value investing

    A new book about Benjamin Graham suggests we rethink the value versus growth investing debate. Not a bad idea in today’s volatile markets.

  • February 22, 2012

    At what age do you expect to retire?

    Only 30% of Canadians expect to be fully retired at age 66, according to the Sun Life Financial 2012 Canadian Unretirement Index.