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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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80 is the new 60 – retiring with debt

November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

A New York Post article reflects upon a new reality in regards to retirement.  80 is the new 60 when it comes to retirement “Now 80 is the new 60 when it comes to retirement....

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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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Although a US based article, an interesting read is Money tips to stretch your retirement nest egg “Two of the biggest mistakes that people make when they reach retirement are underestimating how long they will live...

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It’s odd with what is happening in the US that someone would write an article like Canada Needs A Debt Ceiling  “Debt ceilings operate as a straitjacket for borrowing. At least that’s how they’re supposed to...

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