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Listen to the quiet

The first warning came from my grandmother. I was 27, running through life. Not like there was no tomorrow but like I had to get to tomorrow before anyone else did. My grandmother gave me a book, “Slow Me Down, Lord”. I did not listen to the warning.

Could she dance

She was a 70-something, 5-foot something, silver-haired beauty with eyes that could carry on a conversation and a smile that could make a beggar give up his last dime.

Advertorial: 300 More Reasons to Head South For the Winter

As temperatures begin to drop up North, Southern Vacation Rentals is gearing up for the winter by adding nearly 300 vacation rentals to their options for guests to stay along the beaches of Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama.

Advertorial - Snowbird season is almost here

Get ready for a sweet Southern experience because snowbird season is almost here!

Advertorial - Choose a sweet southern winter vacation in Northwest Florida

Dreaming of spending your winter in a warmer climate? Southern Vacation Rentals wants to help you find the perfect home, cottage or condo rental in Northwest Florida for your extended stay this winter.

Hamilton: Not a lunchpail town

A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.

The world’s greatest detective

Robert Fabian, who had risen through the ranks of the London Metropolitan Police Force to become detective superintendent of Scotland Yard, was popularly known as the world’s greatest detective.

Memories of London’s underground

All the hubbub surrounding Toronto’s expansion of its smallish subway service got me to thinking about the massive London Underground System with its almost 300 stations on 11 different lines.

Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Boomers ponder evolving workplace exit strategies

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...people can expect 20 or more years of life after retirement, and that's creating a new class of worker with new demands of employers...People are living longer, healthier lives and have the capacity to keep going, while others simply need the money - click headline

Gifts: giving and getting

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Apr 22, 2014 - 0 comments

It’s a day filled with challenges and opportunities. A loved one has died, and you realize you’re getting an inheritance - click headline.

Retire before 50: Ellen Roseman reviews the benefits and pitfalls

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Apr 08, 2014 - 0 comments

Annie and Rich English, a married couple with no kids, are living the dream of early retirement in downtown Toronto - click headline

Retirement income sources – know them all

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Mar 27, 2014 - 0 comments

Your monthly retirement income will be an accumulation of benefits and payments from various sources – and to get the most out of them, while paying the least amount of tax, you need to know what they are - click headline

Pensions: Martin assails ‘short-termism’

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Mar 25, 2014 - 1 comments

“I believe that short-termism is not the way to run a country. You run a country on the basis that each generation pays for its own groceries and endeavours to ensure that the succeeding generation has a base from which to operate.” - click headline

Plan now to pay yourself for all retirement years

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Feb 26, 2014 - 1 comments

You will enjoy the retirement lifestyle you’ve dreamed about if you plan now to be sure you’ll have the financial resources you’ll need for all your retirement years - click headline

Why you shouldn’t borrow for your RRSP

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Feb 11, 2014 - 0 comments

As the March 3 RRSP deadline draws closer you may get a pitch from your bank to borrow to make a contribution. It may not be a good idea - click headline

Retirement planning: Longer lives change the game

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An increasing number of Canadians are reaching the age of 100. Between 2006 and 2011, the rate of population growth for this age group was 25.7 per cent, the second most rapidly growing age group - click headline

U.S. estate taxes and you: higher threshold for assets

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Dec 29, 2013 - 57 comments

Canadian residents with a substantial worldwide estate have several strategies available to them that can reduce U.S. estate tax - click headline

Lots of planning urged before buying U.S. property

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The reasons behind a U.S. purchase typically fall into one of two categories – a property for personal use, or a rental property to generate income. Both come with exciting opportunities, but both have their own unique set of issues - click headline