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Could You Use A Financial Planner?

By Mike Drak My wife (who I fondly call The Contessa) is an investment advisor at a major Canadian bank and was forced to work from home during the pandemic. As a result, I got a chance to see her in action dealing with her clients. One thing I...

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The Rise Of Poverty In Retirement For The Middle Class

By Susan Williams Baby boomers are speeding towards retirement at an average rate of around 10,000 people a day. But rather then crossing over this threshold to an anticipated life of doing whatever you like, many who are considered middle class may be facing a much nastier reality.

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The Need To Re-Open Retirement

By Richard Haiduck This blog is aimed first and foremost to those 75+ helpful people who told me about their retirement, as input for the book I am writing. It was a privilege to me to hear your stories about how this generation of Baby Boomers is reinventing itself...

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Book Review: Keys To A Successful Retirement By Fritz Gilbert

By Mike Drak I read a lot of retirement books while doing my research and it’s not often that I find one I really like, but Keys To A Successful Retirement by Fritz Gilbert is well worth the money. When I was planning my own escape from my thirty...

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Retirement Lessons From A Pandemic

By Mike Drak I know it feels bad, but like all crises this one will end along with the economic hardship it caused. But on the plus side there are some benefits derived from spending a lot of time at home. It can give a person much needed perspective...

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How To Ensure You Receive Value From A Retirement Coach

Given our extended longevity, retirement can now potentially last between 20 to 30 years. To help figure out what to do with all this time many are hiring a retirement coach. Joe Casey shares some ways to make sure you get the most value from this relationship.

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