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4 threats to your clients’ nest eggs

It has been a tough year for Canadian investors. Plunging oil prices, having among the developed world’s worst stock market (only Greece and Singapore fared…

Retirement planning isn’t one-size-fits-all

Self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet” Audre Lorde once commented, “It is not our differences that divide us.

Five things clients can control in retirement planning

Planning for retirement involves chasing a constantly moving target. The government changes, and the rules and tools change with it.

Retirement by the generations

When it comes to funding retirement, the boomers are up against the most pressing challenge – even the youngest of the cohort face imminent retirement.

Dream retirement takes planning

Twin chairs on the beach with a sunset in the distance. Or the opportunity to write a book, start a business or work part time…

Retirement’s big questions

Retirement is naturally a time of transition. Not only are clients saying goodbye to workplace friends and colleagues, they’re learning to manage on a fixed…

4 things that can derail retirement

You’ve heard about the best-laid plans of mice and men? Well, when it comes to retirement planning, unforeseen expenses can have a devastating effect on…

Myths and misconceptions about retirement

Clients sometimes have a difficult time wrapping their heads around just how much money they’re going to need in retirement and (more to the point)…

What’s threatening your clients’ retirement plans

Accumulating a hefty retirement fund isn’t a piece of cake in today’s world. But as this month’s round-up makes clear, sometimes clients are their own…

Clients worry about outliving cash

“Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” That old saying – initially attributed to Benjamin Franklin – is truer than ever. But perhaps even worse…

How your clients can live the retirement of their dreams

Few of us aim to starve in our 30s only to splurge in our golden years, or vice versa. How much to save and spend…

A global view: how clients around the world are feeling about their retirement and investments

Falling oil prices. Political unrest. The debt crisis in Europe. The world looks like a scary place right now for retirees who rely on their…