Monthly Archives: December 2014

THE LONG VIEW: The biggest threat investors face now? A stagnant market

U.S. money manager GMO’s forecasts for market returns, widely followed by investment professionals, are now decidedly downbeat. IAN McGUGAN The Globe and Mail One of the biggest unacknowledged threats that investors face now is the possibility that nothing happens. That’s

Posted in Investment

Unwanted life insurance can be a valuable asset for seniors’ retirement

Financing retirement Montreal Gazette Seniors looking for an additional source of income should think twice about letting unwanted life insurance lapse, because these policies may be sold for substantial value to help fund a better quality of life in their

Posted in Life Insurance

Canadians losing out on as much as $3-billion in ‘free money’ defined-contribution pensions

Employers are paying out just 40% to 50% of available matching funds, according to industry estimates.   Barbara Shecter | December 2, 2014 The Financial Post While policymakers in Ottawa and the provinces continue to offer up new tools to

Posted in Retirement Planning