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Canadian pensions: should we be forced to save?

Canadian pensions: should we be forced to save? | Consumer Awareness | Scoop.it
The debate over pension contributions is in many ways Canada's answer to the U.S. battle over Obamacare.
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Longer life expectancies affect both DB and DC pension plan holders

Longer life expectancies affect both DB and DC pension plan holders | Consumer Awareness | Scoop.it
The good news is that pensioners are living longer. The bad news is that this comes at a price and someone has to pay. Does your financial situation need revisions based on life expectancy?
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Canadians using RRSPs for illness costs

Canadians using RRSPs for illness costs | Consumer Awareness | Scoop.it
(Special) -- As they age, more and more Canadians are withdrawing money from their RRSPs to cover expenses incurred by critical and long-term illnesses, incurring heavy
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TaxTips.ca - TFSA vs RRSP

TaxTips.ca - Tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) - Which is better - TFSA or RRSP?
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TFSA limit raised by $500 a year, Ottawa announces | Personal Finance | Financial Post

TFSA limit raised by $500 a year, Ottawa announces | Personal Finance | Financial Post | Consumer Awareness | Scoop.it
The federal government has given Canadians 500 more reasons to invest in a tax-free savings account, raising the annual maximum to $5,500 starting in 2013...
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RESP Contribution Limit | Maximum RESP | RESP Rules | Tax Calculator

RESP (Registered Education Savings Plan) Contribution Limit | Maximum RESP Contribution RESP (Registered Education Savings Plan) Canada is a savings plan that
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Surprising truths about your RRSP

Surprising truths about your RRSP | Consumer Awareness | Scoop.it
Fewer Canadians will retire with employer pensions, making RRSPs more important than ever to your retirement plan. Unfortunately, much of what you've heard about RRSPs
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Rates for Money Purchase limits, RRSP Limits, YMPE, Defined Benefits Limits

This menu page is for registered plans administrators and contains information on rates for Money Purchase limits, RRSP Limits, YMPE, Defined Benefits Limits
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Bank of Canada says housing market risk still high

Bank of Canada says housing market risk still high | Consumer Awareness | Scoop.it
OTTAWA (Reuters) - High household debt and a heated housing market remain the biggest domestic threats to Canada's financial system, the Bank of Canada said on Thursday,...
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TaxTips.ca - Unlocking your locked-in pension funds

TaxTips.ca - Unlocking your locked-in pension funds...
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In Denial - Marketplace

In Denial - Marketplace | Consumer Awareness | Scoop.it
Watch Marketplace Fridays at 8 p.m. on CBC-TV.
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Ryan Sambor's comment, October 30, 2012 6:38 PM
Quick heads up to those of you purchasing mortgage life insurance through the big banks.