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Women on the move: Becky

Women on the Moveis a one-a-month series on this blog about women of retirement age who refuse to retire from life. Women who seek and embrace change. Women who stand at the bend in the road and, with a sense of adventure, impulsiveness, curiosity and courage, keep walking.

Moments

Only you will ever know the moments that make it all worthwhile.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

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 - 1 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

Provinces vow to go alone after Ottawa nixes CPP talk

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Jan 08, 2014 - 5 comments

“I would prefer that we would do this together with the federal government. My colleagues around Canada and other provinces seem to be willing to do so. But it is what it is, so now I’m going to have to take a look at those alternatives.” - 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