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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

Evaluating tour RRSP roll-over options

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Feb 08, 2015 - 1 comments

Cash out your plan, open a RRIF, purchase an annuity - click for info

Sun Life VP says no crisis in pensions

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Feb 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Canada’s insurance industry is watching the Ontario pension plan debate closely. The Toronto Star asked Sun Life’s Tom Reid for his views on what’s at stake - click for more info

Six steps to gauging retirement longevity

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Sep 25, 2014 - 0 comments

Is it possible you will outlive your retirement savings? - click headline

Retirement Planning: Getting to know annuities

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Sep 18, 2014 - 0 comments

Annuities are often used for transforming a lump sum of money into a dependable income stream. They are available in a variety of types - click headline

Why Ontario’s Retirement Pension Plan is a good idea

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Aug 04, 2014 - 0 comments

It’s a bold and progressive step after long bouts of dithering by the federal government. It recognizes that Old Age Security (OAS) and CPP alone are not sufficient for middle-income earners to maintain a comparable standard of living in retirement. Like all big ideas, there are pros and cons and lots to debate - click headline

O’ Canada – a great place to retire

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Jul 19, 2014 - 0 comments

It’s clear that Canada rocks retirement, and here’s some reasons why - click headline

Feds announce new Target Benefit pension proposal

Jun 17, 2014 - 0 comments

Kevin Sorensen, Minister of State for Finance, introduced details of a new “hybrid” pension plan proposed for all federal workers and other corporations under federal pension regulation - click headline

Time to start retirement planning is right now

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Jun 09, 2014 - 0 comments

Click headline for a retirement-planning quick-start guide

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

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