This white paper, produced by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, demonstrates that the majority of Canadians would benefit from deferring their CPP pension onset to age 70 and drawing from RRSPs/RRIFs in the interim.
The world’s most successful investors take a long-term view. They buy and sell like collectors, not gamblers. When faced with the bombardment of news on inflation, employment, recession speculation and interest rate movements, these investors are able to contextualize these factors and tune them out.
This article contextualizes how inflation, interest rates, portfolios and job security are all intertwined.
According to employment figures, unemployment is back down to pre-pandemic levels. Employers are reporting difficulty filling positions and labourers (you and me) are becoming more selective when looking for a job.
I love to read what journalists forecast and compare those predictions to the prevailing news. In this article, the author addresses today’s timeliest issues: interest rates and inflation.
Filling up your gas tank in recent months is like seeing the bill for your toddler’s birthday party – “how much?” For a smooth family life, however, both must be paid.
Most women I have worked with would prefer solutions that don’t single them out by gender. Traditionally, the financial community’s approach to working with women has been patriarchal and patronizing.
Inflation and interest rates have been the talk of the town in recent weeks. These are issues far-beyond our control with central banks all around the world scrambling to adjust and control them.
Intergenerational wealth, on our TV screens at least, conjures images of Succession’s Logan Roy dismissing one of his weasel kids with a sneer and expletive. Roy, the fearsome patriarch, who built his business from nothing, watches in disgust as the heirs to his throne – who do no work of any note – connive and backstab in an effort to win the keys to more money and power.
Today, more teens are employed than they have been in over a decade. As of May, the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows unemployment rates for ages 16-19 among the lowest in the past 68 years. That’s good news for anyone contemplating the next generation of leaders – and for our economy.