Investing basics

What will you do with your RRSP when you turn 71?

You might know about the deadline for closing your RRSP. But do you know what you’ll do with your money then? Here are your options. 

What will you do with your RRSP when you turn 71?

You might know about the deadline for closing your RRSP. But do you know what you’ll do with your money then? Here are your options. 

  • October 18, 2017

    4 reasons I don't buy stocks

    There are plenty of equities in the funds I hold. But like a lot of amateur investors, I don't buy stocks directly.

  • September 14, 2017

    What is home-country investment bias?

    Canada represents less than 3% of the global economy. So why do we insist on investing so much of our savings inside our home and native land?

  • March 30, 2017

    What is ethical investing?

    Ethical investing holds out the possibility of making money while following your conscience. But does it work – and how?

  • January 25, 2017

    2017 investment forecast: Recognizing the risk

    President Trump’s promise to stimulate the U.S. economy could drive global growth in the 1st half of the year. The 2nd half is less certain.

  • August 15, 2016

    3 guaranteed investment products you should know about

    Thanks to good nutrition and medical advances, Canadians are living longer than ever before. But will our savings last as long as we do?

  • August 10, 2016

    Investment losses and your retirement plan

    Market losses happen. Successful investing and retirement planning mean not letting what experts call loss aversion prevent long-term asset growth.

  • June 13, 2016

    Are segregated funds right for you?

    Looking for an investment option that can help you sleep at night? Segregated fund products can guarantee you’ll get back some or all of the money you invest.

  • December 23, 2015

    2016 investment forecast: “A bumpy ride”

    With the expectation of stock market volatility in the year ahead, now’s a good time to review your investment risk profile and make sure you’re still comfortable with it.

  • November 13, 2015

    Why insurance GICs are “GICs with benefits”

    When I went looking for a secure investment, I discovered that all GICs are not created equal — insurance GICs have important, additional benefits.

  • September 08, 2015

    Why name a beneficiary?

    You can’t take it with you — but there’s a hassle-free way to leave your money behind: Name a beneficiary wherever you can.