Retirement tips

5 spring cleaning ideas for your mind, body and soul
5 spring cleaning ideas for your mind, body and soul

Come spring, we often think of reorganizing, decluttering closets, opening windows and dusting every corner of our homes. As the season renews, this can also […]

What to include in your retirement letter (plus a template!)
What to include in your retirement letter (plus a template!)

If you’re preparing for retirement, your retirement planning checklist probably includes write my retirement letter. You may have already had a conversation with your supervisor […]

How to decide when to  start your CPP
How to decide when to start your CPP

When is the best time to start receiving your Canadian Pension Plan (CPP)? That’s a question we often receive during our free retirement planning workshops. […]

Three powerful ways to support your favourite charity
Three powerful ways to support your favourite charity

This article first appeared in the spring 2021 issue of Renaissance Magazine Planned giving, monthly giving and tribute donations are significant ways you can contribute […]

Stay safe in the kitchen with these tips
Stay safe in the kitchen with these tips

Growing up, many of us have had memorable moments in the kitchen, whether it’s from cracking that first egg or the smell of grandma’s famous […]

How to choose a financial planner
How to choose a financial planner

When it comes to planning for retirement in Canada, making sure you’re financially ready is a significant priority. We cover the basics of retirement finances […]

How to create an inventory of important documents and contacts
How to create an inventory of important documents and contacts

An inventory of essential documents is valuable to you and will be helpful to your family, your power of attorney, your executor and your lawyer. […]

How to make tax time more manageable in retirement
How to make tax time more manageable in retirement

It’s that time of year – days are getting longer. Maple syrup season is upon us. And we’re getting ready to file our taxes. Doing […]

Five unexpected winter superfoods
Five unexpected winter superfoods

By Fran Berkoff, registered dietitian This article originally appeared in the winter 2021 issue of Renaissance Magazine As Old Man Winter settles in, chances are […]