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.
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
How much income would most of us consider enough during our retirement? Canadian finance ministers will implicitly give us their answer when they define a “modest Canada Pension Plan (CPP) expansion” at their next meeting in June - click headline or photo
“For those of us who have been in the trenches...we know how much blood, sweat and tears went into this, and at the end of the day, there are more financial resources available for disabled veterans and their families” - click headline or photo
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John Soutsos, a senior financial consultant with the firm Investment Planning Counsel - “Roughly 50 per cent of the CPP portfolio is in illiquid assets – private equity and real estate...Valuations for private equity and real estate holdings are determined by accounting estimations and real estate appraisals respectively. These do not represent the real market value since only when an asset is sold is the real market value known." - click headline or photo