Living in Retirement

Will I Spend Less When I Retire?

So … you’re thinking about retiring. Someday, anyway. To prepare, you’ve been saving to your Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and your Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA). Maybe you’ve got a pension at work, and have been calculating what to expect from the government.

Living in Retirement

Avoiding an OAS Clawback

If you ask me, the Old Age Security (OAS) clawback should usually be accompanied by ominous music – like the kind alerting movie-goers that the “Jaws” shark is about to attack. After all, if you don’t see it coming, it can take a nasty chunk out of your assets.

Living in Retirement
Senior Friends Having Fun Games Terrace

5 Ways to Promote Brain Health in Retirement

“There is no fountain of youth, but there is a fountain of health” states Dr.Carol Ward, geriatric psychiatrist for Interior Health, BC. That Fountain of Health™ is a national initiative “to promote brain health and resilience” particularly for adults in their Next3rd. The science has revealed 5 ways we can protect and improve our cognitive function.