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Life events and the financial decisions that come with them

Not everyone lives life by the book. Whether the job, marriage, kids, house and retirement happen to you in that order, or whether you mix things up a bit, our Money for Life approach adapts to you.

Where are you in your life? Have things gone according to plan so far – or not? There’s still time to get set for whatever else may come your way. Check out this infographic to see some of the financial decisions that go along with different life events – whenever you experience them.

Infographic that shows life events and the financial decisions that come with them
Infographic that shows life events and the financial decisions that come with them
Infographic that shows life events and the financial decisions that come with them

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2 Linkedin, Top 10 Job Titles That Didn’t Exist 5 Years Ago, Jan. 6, 2014
3 Employment and Social Development Canada, Indicators of Well-being in Canada: Family Life – Marriage, Sept. 3, 2015
4 Statistics Canada, Portrait of Families and Living Arrangements in Canada, Jan. 14, 2014
Canadian Real Estate Association, National Statistics: July 2015, Aug. 14, 2015
Statistics Canada, Fifty years of families in Canada: 1961-2011, Dec. 18, 2013
Statistics Canada, The Daily: Report on the Demographic Situation in Canada, 2008 to 2012, July 9, 2013
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10 Statistics Canada, Being a parent in a stepfamily: A profile, Oct. 18, 2012
11 Statistics Canada, Family Life – Young Adults Living with their Parent(s), Sept. 10, 2015
12 Statistics Canada, Living arrangements of young adults aged 20 to 29, Dec. 18, 2013
13 Statistics Canada, Portrait of caregivers, 2012, Aug. 11, 2014
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15 Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2015 Canadian Unretirement Index Report, Feb. 18, 2015
16 Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation,  Do Seniors Want to Rent or Buy Housing? 2015
17 Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2014 Canadian Unretirement Index Report, Feb. 19, 2014
18 Statistics Canada, Volunteering in Canada, April 23, 2014
19 The Conference Board of Canada, Canada’s growing and evolving seniors travel market, Mar. 18, 2014
20 Statistics Canada, Online activities of Canadian boomers and seniors, April 23, 2014
21 Garden Organic and Sustain, The benefits of gardening and food growing for health and wellbeing, April 2014