• What the new IRS rules mean for U.S. citizens living in Canada
  • U.S. citizens living in Canada now have an extra reason to celebrate this Canada Day, following the IRS announcement that it will offer tax reprieve to help Americans living abroad

    Friday, June 29, 2012
  • Half of Canadians expect to be debt-free by 2017
  • Is it a dream or reality? Half of Canadians now in hock expect to be debt-free by 2017 and that includes their mortgage, a new Bank of Montreal study says

    Wednesday, June 06, 2012
  • Canada pension plans pummeled in May
  • Human resources consultant Mercer says the solvency ratio of a typical Canadian pension plan fell by 7% last month

    Tuesday, June 05, 2012
  • It pays to be a little paranoid with your retirement plan
  • Goof proof your retirement, as your future plan is only as good as the assumptions you make

    Monday, June 04, 2012
  • Early retirement could mean decades of boredom
  • Family Finance: Robert and Greta will be beneficiaries of a hefty government pension, but also potential victims of it if they quit work permanently when Robert is just 54

    Friday, June 01, 2012
  • Quit saving and start spending
  • Some savers need to lighten up and let a few dollars escape their wallet. Here's how to do it

    Friday, June 01, 2012
  • Do you have debt phobia?
  • A poll commissioned for the Financial Post found that 55% of Canadians do not believe personal debt can be used to build wealth — are they wrong?

    Friday, June 01, 2012
  • Manulife's critical illness insurance rates to rise up to 30%
  • Insurance broker Mark Halpern, who runs illnessprotection.com, says you have until June 15 to get your application in and your rates will be grandfathered

    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  • Why do we even want to retire?
  • Woody Allen is still going strong at 76. If we could gain some control over our working lives, would we WANT to work longer? asks Fred Vettese

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
  • Comment: Seniors should stay longer in the workforce
  • Seniors working longer is a win-win situation for Canadians, says actuary Fred Vettese. They will need the money and Canada will need the workers

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012