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Planning for Retirement

I did not get to usher my parents into old age, or really even into retirement living. My grandparents had all passed away by the time I was 19 years old. I have no direct experience caring for elderly people. As a result, I'm not sure what I can expect my own day-to-day life to look like when I am "old."
How critically important would it be for you to be in control if life as you know it changes this spring? Remember -- you can prepare now while you are of sound mind and body, or you can pay later. Which one would be your preference?
Today, it takes more brains and effort to make out the income-tax form than it does to make the income. - Alfred E. Neuman
Canadians are living to 81 on average, which means you'll have plenty of time to sit in a rocking chair if that’s what you want. But, we’ve got some ideas to help you embrace change and make the most of a brighter post-work life.
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It is laughable that the Ontario Liberals are scolding residents of the province for not putting enough away for their own retirements when the Government has so chronically underfunded it's own defined benefit pension plans that they look more like Ponzi schemes than retirement benefits.
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How do you envision your retirement? I imagine that for most retired (or nearly retired) people, you'll have a better idea of what life will be like; but what if you're 20 or 30 years away? I think most people in that age group would have a harder time giving a confident response.