Canadian baby boomers are living longer and could spend more years in retirement than they did working. But, we usually spend more time planning for a two-week vacation than for retirement. Some think they’ll figure it out when they get there. But when you consider you may have more than 30 years in this life… Continue reading Help for those unsure about retirement
For the past few decades, the number one fear people have had about retirement is that they will outlive their money. (Prior to that, we didn’t live long enough after retirement to worry about it.) The common concern has been whether what we have put aside will last our lifetime. I remember my father spending… Continue reading Will you carry debt into retirement?
Last post, I talked about what you can do to figure out that universal retirement question: “How much is enough?” And I recommended that you meet with a financial advisor at least once before you retire. I had a couple of queries about whether that was really necessary and how to find the right financial… Continue reading What to ask a financial advisor
How much is enough? In survey after survey on retirement planning, how much we actually need to retire appears to be the number one question pre-retirees have. We are fixated on the fear that we’ll outlive our savings. And that’s not surprising since the currency of our working lives is money. How much we earn,… Continue reading The right questions to ask before you retire