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Government created Generational War

December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Support For Government Plummets; CPP The Reason “In addition, 71% of members say the current government doesn’t deserve power if it doesn’t increase CPP contributions and benefits, and the most common reason cited by members...

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Increase in CPP is a tax on employers

December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

  How we might double CPP pensions “Of course, this would be accompanied by a proportional increase in premiums.” Off course it would. The reality is that all government funding is paid for with tax...

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EI as a solution to CPP

November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Canada’s Tax Burden Shifting From Corporations Onto People: Economist “For the first time in Canadian history, more than half of the federal government’s revenue in 2014 will come from personal income taxes — a vivid...

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An interesting bit of information in the article An early look at what ‘Big CPP’ will look like “First, the ministers agreed that any improvement should be “fully funded and focus on today’s workers. “ “This phrase...

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“Enhancing” CPP for young workers

November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

An interesting though misguided viewpoint is Enhancing CPP reduces poverty “”Mike Klassen says, “Canadians must reject the push for higher CPP payroll taxes.” Well, pension contributions aren’t taxes – they are deferred pay that the worker...

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Dumb it up – CPP needs improvement

November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Provincial, territorial finance ministers agree that CPP needs improvements “All of Canada’s provincial and territorial finance ministers agree that something needs to be done to enhance the Canada Pension Plan, Ontario’s treasurer said Friday.” “Prince...

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I looked at early collection of CPP benefits in the Q&A: Questions and Answers – Deferral or early collection of CPP benefits The other day a client asked if early collection of CPP benefits at 60 was beneficial...

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Question: I am turning 60 next year, retiring and I will be receiving a pension from my employer.  I understand that I’m also able to start receiving CPP early.  To further complicate my decision, I am...

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