Saving for retirement

Save for retirement or pay off your mortgage?

Not sure whether it’s better for you to invest in the future or pay down your mortgage? Ask yourself these four important questions before you decide.

Save for retirement or pay off your mortgage?

Not sure whether it’s better for you to invest in the future or pay down your mortgage? Ask yourself these four important questions before you decide.

  • May 27, 2021

    What are the main types of employee pension plans? (video)

    If you have an employee pension plan, it’s likely one of two kinds. Find out how each type of employee pension works. And see how understanding your own pension plan can help you make the most of your retirement savings.

  • May 25, 2021

    How to retire with a mortgage

    Pay off your mortgage before you retire, they say. Put the money you were spending on your mortgage into retirement savings, they say. But what if you can’t?

  • May 12, 2021

    How RRIFs work

    A registered retirement income fund (RRIF) is a common way to turn your retirement savings into income. But what is a RRIF and how does it work?  Here are some important facts you need to know.

  • May 04, 2021

    What is a RRIF? (video)

    You can't keep your retirement savings in an RRSP forever. See how a RRIF gives you a way to turn your RRSP into income to help pay for your retirement. 

  • April 20, 2021

    What is a payout annuity? (video)

    Looking for a worry-free way to meet your retirement income needs? See how a life annuity can convert your savings into guaranteed income payments for life.

  • March 16, 2021

    How a spousal RRSP can help you save on taxes

    Did you know that a spousal RRSP can help you pay less tax as a couple? Here’s how it works. 

  • March 15, 2021

    What is a TFSA? (video)

    Find out how a TFSA is a smart way to save and see your savings grow – tax-free. 

  • March 01, 2021

    Retiring unexpectedly? Here’s how an advisor can help

    Retiring sooner than you expected? Find out how working with an advisor can help you make a smooth transition to retirement – whether you feel ready or not. 

  • February 22, 2021

    How do employee pension plans work?

    What is an employee pension plan and how can it help you achieve your retirement savings goals? Find out about the different types of pension plans and the benefits of each one. 

  • February 04, 2021

    Opening your first RRSP? Here’s what you need to know

    Looking to reduce your tax bill and save up money for the future? An RRSP can help make it happen. Here’s how it works.