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.

Living in Retirement
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You and Your Pension: Can You Take It Abroad?

If you’ve lived and worked in Canada all your life, and you stop working the day you retire, your pension calculations should be relatively straight-forward. But what if you don’t fit the mould? Many of us don’t. For example, how might spending some years abroad, or continuing to earn income in retirement impact your pension?