Category Archives: Retirement

Effective Retirement Planning Can Be This Simple

How to Think About Retirement Planning Some people are reluctant to accept change, especially cashiers because nobody likes to count nickels and dimes. But the world is constantly changing and the retirements of generation Y will look very different than generation X. The trend towards a gig economy has only just begun. In the private sector less people are working… Read More »

The Truth About Retirement Accounts

Retirement Account – Taxation Many folks should use tax deferred programs such as the RRSP or 401(k). Contributions made into a retirement account is tax-deductible and can grow tax-free in the account. When it is eventually withdrawn and taxed the plan holder will likely be in a lower income tax bracket. I would personally try to keep investments that produce mostly capital… Read More »

The Importance of Investing Early – Compounding Returns

Start Compounding As Early As Possible I recently came across a retirement guide made by J.P. Morgan Asset Management. It includes a nifty comparison between those who starts investing earlier vs later. The results show how time can play a significant part when it comes to compound returns. 🙂 JPMorgan shows outcomes for 4 hypothetical investors who each invests… Read More »

Retirement Savings

People retire for different reasons. A skier might retire because he’s going downhill, or an elderly chef could retire because his sage is showing. 😀 But no matter what the circumstances may be we all have to be financially repaired for retirement. This means preparing an adequately sized retirement fund. But what is retirement savings? Some believe it’s what you… Read More »