Tag Archives: CPP

Things to Consider When Deciding When to Take CPP and OAS

By Noel D’Souza, P.Eng, CFP® Introduction You’ve worked long and hard in Canada for years, quite possibly several decades, and now the finish line is in sight. Retirement. That Holy Grail. Just one minor thing: How are you going to … Continue reading

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When Should I Take CPP? The Big Payoff if You Wait to Age 70

By Noel D’Souza, P.Eng, CFP® The Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) is alive and well in Canada. It’s why we check our phones for emails and texts every minute, sign up for store sale notifications, and pile into speculative investments, … Continue reading

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Should I take CPP at age 60?

By Barbara Knoblach, PhD, CFP® With every changing season or life stage, we tend to reflect and look towards the future. We hold memories close and feel excited about what is to come. Such reflection is an opportunity to pause … Continue reading

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Are You On-Track To Retire in 10 Years? Do These 5 Things Right Now To Be Sure

By Sandra Mann, CPA, CGA, FPSC Level 1®   With 10 years to retirement, your daydreams may be turning to a morning latte on your deck, instead of a tepid coffee on your commute. But before you buy that Life … Continue reading

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CPP Expansion: A Rare Opportunity to Fine Tune Your Retirement Plan

By Sandra Mann, MBA Financial Services, CPA, CGA, FPSC Level 1™ I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is set for expansion beginning in 2019, but you may be wondering how the changes will impact … Continue reading

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Do I have enough money to retire?

By Janet Gray, BA, BAdmin, CFP™, CHS, EPC, CPCA I am often asked, “Do I have enough to retire?” It’s an earnest question, asked by smart, educated people with good incomes, who want to be sure they are making good decisions about … Continue reading

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