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Women don't climb ladders

How many times have you heard a man say, “I’m not sick”? They say it because they don’t want to be sick and, if they are sick, they don’t want to know about it.

The Girl on the rock

The answer to the old boys’ question, “Who do we get to spend eternity with?” is everyone we ever loved. All the moments of your life that were given to, shared with a specific person can only belong to that person.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

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

Opinion: Canada Pension Plan boost would be far from free

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Jul 23, 2013 - 14 comments

If we, as a nation, want to have greater benefits in retirement, there will be costs involved. Before we make any decisions, we all need to clearly understand who pays, how much and who benefits - click headline or photo

Comment: Harper government declares war on pensions

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Jun 13, 2013 - 392 comments

If those at the top end can save enough to retire comfortably, that’s fine. But in the world view of the Harper Conservatives, those who are not so fortunate should just keep on working, at minimal wages if necessary, until they drop - click headline or photo

Pensions: Quebec proposal deserves serious consideration

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Jun 09, 2013 - 8 comments

...For the remaining 75 per cent of the private sector workers who have no workplace pension at all, they are dependent on their own RRSP savings - 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