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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

Taking stock of a good way to give and save

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Dec 15, 2013 - 4 comments

When you use an effective gifting strategy you will not only support your charity, you will also reduce your tax load at the same time - click headline

Charities: ‘Tis the giving season

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...consider that there are some 165,000 non-profit organizations and charities in Canada, according to the Salvation Army, so there are a lot of open palms hoping to benefit from the largess of citizens - click headline

Giving Digest

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Sep 22, 2013 - 877 comments

Canadians give generously; Donation advice from the HCF / Burlington honours philanthropists / Make a big impact / CAGP promotes Leave a Legacy - click headline or photo

Boomers beware financial consequences of relationships

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Jul 25, 2013 - 71 comments

What is good news for the couples who have found new lives together, can also lead to financial and other complications - click headline or photo

Retirement: Canadians’ plans are changing due to money pressure

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May 25, 2013 - 37 comments

The recession of 2008-09 seems to be the main reason for Canadians’ change in plans regarding their retirement - click headline or photo

Set aside a loonie a day for charity

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May 20, 2013 - 145 comments

In an editorial comment dated March 20, the Toronto Star noted a troubling trend: though Canadians are a generous bunch by world standards, the number of people donating is dwindling.

Pension income-splitting: why it works and how to do it

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May 16, 2013 - 37 comments

Even for younger people, doing the splits can be difficult but, believe it or not, doing the splits becomes easier as you mature - click headline or photo

Provinces offer varying caregiving tax credits

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Each province provides its own roster of tax credits that often mirror or extend those provided by the federal government, but vary from province to province

Ontario tax credit covers some renovations done by seniors

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A household that spends $10,000 on eligible home renovations potentially can get back $1,500. The tax credit has a $10,000 maximum per couple. Qualified applicants must be 65 years or older by the end of the year...- click headline or photo

Caregivers: If you’ve got Power of Attorney, now the fun begins

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Avoid the pitfalls of managing your parents’ financial affairs! - Gather Your Parents’ Financial Information Before It’s Too Late / Keep Good Records of Financial Transactions to Avoid Family and Legal Problems / Professionally Prepared Income Tax Returns Take the Pressure Off You / Invest a Parent’s Money Conservatively or You May Have to Support Them - click headline or photo