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How Secure Is Your Pension Really?

By Susan Williams Back in October, Sears Canada received approval to close their doors after 65 years of being a department store staple for Canadians. Sears had been a pioneer for home shopping. Through their catalog service, Canadians could flip through the pages of products and then just pick...

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Disrupting Death – Could This Be the Next Industry Ripe For Change?

By Susan Williams The funeral industry in the US is estimated to be valued at $20.7B with an estimated 2.4 million funerals per year. With the population aging, is this industry now ripe for disruption?

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Aging: Preparing For Both Quantity and Quality of Life

There was an article a while back about the death of a man who had claimed to be 146 years old. This made me start to wonder. Had he been healthy? Had he been able to spend time with people he cared about? Was he able to do the things he...

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Happiness – Maybe It’s Not a Pursuit and We Already Caught It!

By Susan Williams The pursuit of happiness. It’s such a simple phrase but can be loaded with some significant expectations. It is so easy to overlook and not appreciate what is already in our lives as we pursue our own views of what we believe will make us happy. ...

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Why a Longer Happy Hour in Retirement is Not A Good Thing

Alcohol. When something good happens we may drink to celebrate. When something bad happens we may drink to drown our sorrows. But it seems that baby boomers are hitting the bottle much harder than ever before and this is creating some significant risks.

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