Our Retirement Philosophy: Lock It Away Until We Need It

This is a guest post from reader Diane Wilson as part of our retirement series. We live in a small town in Northern Ontario.  My husband is 74 and has been retired 12 years.  I’m 70 and have been retired nine years.  When we retired we had no specific plans on...

Are Mutual Funds Really That Bad?

Mutual funds have been getting a bad rap lately with their high fees, low disclosure and under-performance.  The introduction of ETFs has given investors a lower cost alternative. Even David Chilton did an about face in his new book The Wealthy Barber Returns...

RRSP Portfolio Update 2013

I’ve spent a few years dithering about what to do with my RRSP, but since my income has increased over that time I can no longer ignore the tax advantages of making RRSP contributions. After only contributing $1,500 to my RRSP in 2011, I’ve added $5,000 in 2012 and...

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