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BOB'S BLOG The Boston Marathon and Tom Longboat

On April 19, 1907, Longboat a member of the Onondaga Nation who grew up at Six Nations, southeast of Brantford, Ont., ran to victory at the Boston Marathon.

BOB’S BLOG: Allan Cup has a century of great hockey memories

Hockey fans looking forward to an alternative to the Stanley Cup playoffs should check out the upcoming Allan Cup tournament in Dundas from April 14-19.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: lads of Croyden and India attracted to shrapnel

Born in 1925 in Croydon, England, Ed Pearson volunteered to join the British Royal Air Force at the age of 16 and during World War II served in India and Burma.

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit a must for businesses engaged in mature market

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit features internationally recognized author and mature market expert Dick Stroud of the UK-based consultancy 20plus30.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: India was a shock to the senses for the troops

Upon our arrival in Bombay, the first shock to hit us was the sweltering, stifling heat and oppressive humidity quite unlike anything we’d known during Britain’s miserly summers.

BOB'S BLOG Followup on visit by Brown Booby

Researcher got the scoop on the poop

Blog / ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: At 17, I wasn't a well-travelled youth prior to the war

17 year old Ed Pearson begins his wartime adventures

Gene Valaitis of radio team Jesse and Gene laments radio bean counters

I cried watching Jay Leno signing off. I spent 23 years in broadcasting

BOB'S BLOG 1 day till Sochi. 5 to watch for Canada

Here are five athletes who may not end up owning the podium but have worked hard to get there.

Blog/ ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Ready for action after gunner training

FYI is proud to welcome back Ed Pearson as a contributing blogger.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

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

CPPIB surpasses $200 billion of net assets

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Mar 31, 2014 - 0 comments

This is the first time the board has surpassed $200 billion in net assets, which included $11.1 billion in net investment income - 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

Pot for pain relief: New laws might hike costs

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Mar 17, 2014 - 22 comments

The move is intended to increase the safety and effectiveness of the treatment, but critics contend that one major effect could be financial, with the cost possibly rising from $1-$5 per gram to $7-$12 per gram - click headline

Sun Life launches business focused on pension plans

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Mar 08, 2014 - 52 comments

The new business, named Sun Life Investment Management Inc., will offer three pooled funds focused on private fixed-income investments, commercial mortgages and Canadian real estate - 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

Second careers; SOLD!

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Feb 22, 2014 - 0 comments

“Becoming an expert in a new field is challenging, exciting and to some degree, downright scary." - 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