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Other Assets Available to Boost Retirement Income

Other Assets Available to Boost Retirement Income

Much of what you read about saving for retirement forgets to include a valuable source of income that can be...

Stop Listening to Folks Who Think They Can Predict the Future

Stop Listening to Folks Who Think They Can Predict the Future

Below you will find a blog post I wrote in June 2014 questioning the “expert” prediction of a well known...

Star Wars Advice:  "Stay On Target"

Star Wars Advice: "Stay On Target"

It’s been a brutal week on world stock markets. The Chinese stock market dropped over 7% on both Monday and...

Real Research by an Expert who isn’t Trying to Sell You Anything

Real Research by an Expert who isn’t Trying to Sell You Anything

Real research on retirement savings by a pro who isn’t trying to sell you anything. Malcolm Hamilton is currently a...

Running out of Money: How to Handle the Risk

Running out of Money: How to Handle the Risk

The financial industry likes to scare people into saving more money than necessary. The pitch goes something like this: If...

"Set it and Forget it"

"Set it and Forget it"

If you are of a certain age, you will probably remember late night commercials for the Showtime Rotisserie that encouraged...

How Did The "Experts" Do with their 2015 Predictions?

How Did The "Experts" Do with their 2015 Predictions?

In a word, Lousy. The Globe and Mail, to their credit, ran an article on December 18 that compared predictions...

Why the 70% Rule Doesn’t Make Sense

Why the 70% Rule Doesn’t Make Sense

If you listen to mutual fund sales people and most of the mainstream media, you will often hear that people...

Do I Need to Save for Retirement if I have a Company Pension Plan?

Do I Need to Save for Retirement if I have a Company Pension Plan?

First of all, consider yourself lucky that you are one of the few remaining workers in Canada that can still...

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