Articles on Government

Money Talk: Do you expect to get any inheritance from your family?

Do you expect to get any inheritance from your family? No. I don’t expect anything from my family or the government. I save for myself, […]

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In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge. where even in Toronto you have red tape to cut through.

In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge. where you are screwing up your skin in so many ways and you don’t even know.

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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 […]

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How much should you contribute to your kid’s education fund (RESP) in Canada?

An Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) which functions a lot like an RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan). Brief Overview of Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) […]

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The Human Cost of Electronics: Who Pays the Price?

Not only is it wasteful to upgrade your phone every year or 2 years, it’s also hurting those who make it: Brands should take responsibility […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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