October 16, 2019: Fresh finds of the week
How to stop procrastinating, why the habits of successful people probably won’t help you, a surprisingly uplifting statistic about death, and a big corporate stride for the environment. This week’s Fresh Finds.
10 reasons to be thankful you are a Canadian investor
TFSA, CPP, Pension income splitting, RRSP, Shift to independent advice and fee-only planning…
October 8, 2019: Fresh finds of the week
Travel scams to watch out for, protecting your privacy online, building your personal charisma, and a bird’s-eye-view of the Alps. This week’s Fresh Finds.
How to make Money in a Declining Market
Investing doesn’t need to be glamourous to work! Check out this two minute video to learn how you can make money even when markets are in decline.
OAS auto-enrollment is not good for everyone
Since 2013, the Government of Canada has phased in a laudable process: auto-enrolling eligible seniors at age 65 for Old Age Security (OAS) payments. Instead of you having to proactively apply for OAS, the government will determine eligibility a month after you turn 64.
October 1st, 2019: Fresh finds of the week
CPP issues, the immutable truths of finance, a cool new AI tool, the best books of the 21st century, and how to get financial superpowers. This week’s Fresh Finds.
September 23, 2019: Fresh finds of the week
The 3 stages of failure, detecting human blind-spots, a location-specific university cost calculator, and the difference between feedback and advice. This week’s Fresh Finds.
When Should You Take CPP?
Canadians are eligible to elect their CPP benefit as early as age 60 and as late as age 70. If you elect your pension prior to age 65, your CPP benefit is reduced by 7.2% per year for each year prior to age 65. If you defer taking CPP after age 65, your benefit is increased by 8.4% per year for each year that you wait beyond age 65.
September 16, 2019: Fresh finds of the week
Happiness vs. satisfaction, the Diderot effect, travelling with pets, extending the life of your smart-phone, and the burnout phenomenon. This week’s Fresh Finds.