How do I figure out that balance of debt or retirement savings?
Some guidelines and rules...
End of 2015: My current investments and allocation portfolio
So just to recap, my current net worth is: $547,022.49 Of that amount, I have approximately 58% of it invested and the rest in cash. ER….WHY SO MUCH IN CASH? Half of it is ac
When should you “retire” and start taking Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) Benefits?
As someone who is thinking about retirement at an early age, the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) has always been a bit of a mystery to me. (Not to be confused with the other two OAS (
Travel: What it’s like to visit China – Working into their old age
This is part of my Travel Series. — So here’s a quick chart I created: (Source: China Daily; but I adjusted the final annual amounts because the monthly numbers didn&
Retirement Strategies for 30-year olds
You can read the entire article here and I highly recommend it, however I’ve summarized their advice into these bullet points. A lot of their advice overlaps from one person
Would it be better if the government forced us to save 40% for retirement?
Nelson’s post about how we have a problem with financial literacy as a whole reminded me of something I had planned to blog about but never got around to. “Maybe Sing
Don’t wait to enjoy your life
Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s death at 64 made it all the more clear to me that you shouldn’t wait until retirement to enjoy your life. He died of a massive
How much should you have saved for retirement by age 30 – 35?
Taking into account that you probably had anywhere from $16,000 – $60,000 (*raises hand*) in student loans, having ANYTHING saved for retirement by the age of 30 would be a m
Wealth Inequality and Distribution in the USA
Many thanks to reader Matthew from my post “Let’s give generous rich folks a break, OK” for directing me to this video! QUICK FACTS FROM THE VIDEO 1% of America h
How much do you need to have saved to be able to retire in 20 years?
The answer seems to that in 20 years, around $1.2 million in Canada, according to Garth Turner. A few tidbits from his post… If you have 20 years to go before retiring (age 4