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Will you run short in retirement?

POSTED BY Alison Griffiths

Many Canadians have ignored planning for retirement. A recent survey found that 30 percent of those already retired had gone back to work. Of that total, 33 percent admitted they haven’t saved enough while another 31 percent said the cost of living was higher than anticipated. MORE

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Why every young adult needs a financial bucket list

POSTED BY Emily Ngai

Much like a traditional bucket list, it’s a list of money goals you want to conquer. It’s an excellent tool to help you put your financial goals in perspective and keep you accountable – perfect to have in place when you’re getting started in your career. MORE

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Making the most of a late RESP start


Pat Foran and Investor Education Fund share how to save for your child’s education. An RESP helps you save tax-free for your child’s education, and government grants give you extra help. MORE

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“Rightsizing” for retirement: how to live smaller but better

POSTED BY Jonathan Chevreau

Rightsizing for retirement is all about the basics of establishing financial independence that we’ve tackled on this site before. MORE

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Should you put your tax refund into a TFSA?

POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread

If you’re lucky enough to have scored a tax refund, then let me be the first to congratulate you for coming to GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca and reading this article. You could just as easily have taken the money straight to the mall to pick up a great new pair of shoes or a flat-screen TV (umm…been there, done that). MORE

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