The Procrastinator’s Guide to Retirement by David Trahair – My Book Review

TITLE: The Procrastinator’s Guide to RetirementAUTHOR NAME: David TrahairAUTHOR CREDENTIALS: CPA, CAGENRE: Retirement PlanningNUMBER OF PAGES: 199PUBLICATION DATE: 2016SYNOPSIS/SUMMARY:​ From Amazon: If you are 10 years or less away from retirement and the thought of that brings on more anxiety about your finances than excitement about the next stage of your […]

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What Are The Best Preferred Shares ETFs? – Here Are 3 Choices

What Are Preferred Shares?​Using another simple word, they are ‘special’. They are special because companies that issue them must pay out the dividends to preferred shareholders before they pay the common stock shareholders. This makes collecting the income they generate a lot safer and you if you own them ‘special’. […]

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What is The Best Retirement ETF Portfolio? – 5 Things To Know

I have people ask me all the time  what and where do I invest my retirement money. I usually tell them that what is good for me is not necessarily good for you. These are some of the things you should look for when constructing the best retirement ETF portfolio. […]

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The Essential Retirement Guide by Frederick Vettese – My Book Review

​TITLE: The Essential Retirement Guide – A Contrarian’s PerspectiveAUTHOR NAME: Frederick VetteseAUTHOR CREDENTIALS: Chief Actuary at Morneau ShepellGENRE: Retirement PlanningNUMBER OF PAGES: 270PUBLICATION DATE: 2016SYNOPSIS/SUMMARY:This is the second book by Fred Vettese on Retirement Planning.  His first book ‘The Real Retirement’ was co-authored with Bill Morneau who is Canada’s newest Finance […]

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Retirement Gift Ideas – The Naked Retirement

There are so many gifts you could buy someone for a retirement gift, just as there is so much variety when choosing when to retire or where to retire. How about getting him or her something completely different and something that offers a contrarian approach to retirement planning and that […]

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What is The Best Retirement Plan?

​ Traditional retirement plans are often designed to get people from point A to point B. However, as you begin to sketch out this relatively unknown journey, we sometimes forget that, like the first explorers, there are sections of the map that are uncharted, with boundaries outside of which nothing […]

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Should You Invest In Gold? – Best Gold Investments

Best Gold Investments This is always an amazing debate to get involved in with investors of all stripes. We’re all so different and nothing can be more telling than when it comes to the topic of investing in Gold. Right off the bat I’m going to admit that I own some […]

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How To Get Out Of Debt – Free and Fast!

As we enter a New Year it’s important to take stock of where we are financially. This is especially true in my case because I plan on retiring in the summer/fall timeframe. Fortunately and with a lot of preparation and planning my wife and I are now debt free so […]

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Book Review – The Wealthy Barber Returns

TITLE: The Wealthy Barber Returns AUTHOR NAME: David Chilton AUTHOR CREDENTIALS: Sold 2 million copies of The Wealthy Barber. Achieved highest mark ever on the Canadian Securities Course. Frequent and sought after guest on radio and TV. Former regular panelist on CBC’s Dragons Den. GENRE: Personal Finance NUMBER OF PAGES: […]

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The Best Retirement Plan for Entrepreneurs

This article has been contributed by Stacy Barbee who has been working as a financial writer and editor at Oak View Law Group for 4 years. She is a big fan of The Simple Retiree. If you have any questions or concerns on the following article, then you can reach […]

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