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It’s difficult to get ahead financially if you have bad habits constantly eating away at your finances. Now, we all want to have fun, spend money and enjoy our lives – but if we are constantly spending money – and spending more than we make – it can be impossible to get ahead. MORE
Think you’re preparing for retirement? Hoping you will have enough? Get straight expert answers that will help you plan and know for sure. Submit your question for a chance to have your question answered by one of Canada’s leading financial experts, Rob Carrick. MORE
Clearly, there is no one-size-fits-all prescription for retirement savings. Some can’t wait to bid adieu to bosses, commuting, meetings, budgets and the rest of the corporate grind by age 55. Others, often blessed by being in creative fields like art or music, can’t imagine not being productive citizens well into their 70s or 80s. Similarly, the “how much is enough?” question varies widely. MORE
“Neither a borrower not a lender be,” is a long-established saying going back to Shakespearean times. However, as universal truths go, this one is only half appropriate for modern investors. Forced to choose between only one of two fates – being a borrower or a lender – I would unhesitatingly choose the latter. MORE