Mini-Retirement Breaks During Your Working Life

A number of times in my life I’ve found myself between jobs. Usually this is a euphemism for unemployment, which at times it was for me, but typically it was a natural mini-retirement break between activities. An example of this was when I lost my job at a tech...

Gas Prices, Food Costs, And The Stock Market Drop

So here I am, sidelined by a miserable summer flu that still has a strong grip on me even at the end of week two. My head is so foggy that I’m reduced to watching TV’s inane summer programming, the Mike Duffy trial, election promises, and talking heads explaining our...

Understanding Your Retirement Benefits: Part 1 – CPP

Imagine celebrating at your retirement party without a clue as to how much you can expect to receive in pension income. It sounds incredible, but many people who will end their career in a few years are in just that situation. When you work for an employer you receive...

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