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Boomers worried about healthcare costs in retirement

A national study of Canadians with more than $100,000 in investable assets shows that worry over healthcare needs has emerged as the second most important driver, behind retirement itself.

Among investors under 50, 34% identify healthcare as a priority compared with the average of 46% of all respondents, but even among this younger group, healthcare needs emerge as a significant rationale for investments.

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The importance of including family caregivers in the cost of cancer

Employers must acknowledge the role of family caregivers to get a true picture of the costs of cancer care, according to a University of Alberta …

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How to prepare your finances for maternity leave

By Helen Burnett-Nichols Expecting your first baby? By all means get the nursery ready — but make sure you put your financial house in order, …

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Credit 101 for Your Undergraduate

By Melissa Cassar, VISA Canada If you’ve got teenagers heading off to University or College in the Fall, I hope you’ve done a good job …

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How to Keep the Family Business Thriving For Generations to Come

Most corporate dynasties fail to make it to a second generation, making these Canadian firms thriving under the leadership of the founder’s grandkids (and great-grandkids!) …

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Debt Load

Are you out of your debt comfort zone? Does it seem as though you’re paying too much to bill collectors and not enough for savings …

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Balancing work and family

We need to learn how to simplify our lives and ask for help It’s not uncommon to feel completely overwhelmed by things, and to wish …

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Workers unprepared for financial impact of disabilities

Most Canadian workers would suffer severe financial hardship if they were forced out of work with a disability. In fact, 76% believe that should they …

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Supporting adult children takes its toll on boomers’ retirement plans: survey

As baby boomers approach retirement while their children look for financial help, many are feeling the financial strain. A new TD survey found 62 per cent …

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Replace bad financial habits

By, Carla Hindman, Director of Financial Education, Visa Canada Most people have at least one bad financial habit. Whether it’s impulse shopping, forgetting to pay …

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