Baby boomers retiring rich, young families face growing financial difficulties: report

The Human Early Learning Partnership at the University of British Columbia released a report Tuesday calling for the government to spend $22 billion to fix social programs for young families. The...

Oh, that magic feeling, nowhere to go

Retirement makes some people feel like a zero. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Improve Canadian pensions now

As a result of the original limitations placed on the CPP, coupled with the failure of the private sector to make up the difference, it means that today too many Canadian seniors now live in poverty.

Top 10 tips for a financially secure retirement

Creating a financially secure future can be a daunting prospect, particularly in the midst of a recession. But adopting an avoidance strategy for retirement savings is hardly a money-savvy move. No...

Fifty-nine years does not make you Canadian. Papers do.

Today we call it identification, but back then it was simply called ‘papers.’ “When I went to draw out my application for my old age pension and they asked me for my papers, I said what papers?”...