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How To Catch Up For Retirement In A Hurry

Are you confident about your retirement prospects, or does a review of your savings leave you feeling anxious? According to a survey conducted for CTV news, only 5% of Canadians feel they have more than enough money to carry them through retirement, and as a result, 4 in 10 Canadians are quite worried about their financial future.1




Common Mistakes Retirees Make

From the time we are young, we learn that mistakes are a natural part of life. No matter how hard we try not to, we all make mistakes. Some errors are unavoidable, but many are easy to prevent with a little planning and forethought. Unfortunately, 46% of Canadians have not taken advantage of opportunities to look ahead and create a plan, and this lack of planning leads to financial blind spots that could derail your retirement.1 Knowledge is power, so as you prepare for retirement or strategize for the rest of your retirement years, take a look at these common mistakes retirees make, and take steps to avoid them.



How To Prepare For A Market Downturn


You don’t have to be an investment expert or a portfolio strategist to know that 2017 was a banner year for stocks. Both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 celebrated the launch of 2018 by reaching record highs and in August, the S&P 500 surpassed a new high, closing above 2900 for the first time. We are currently experiencing the longest bull market on record.



How Does Your Retirement Plan Compare?


When it comes to retirement, there’s no lack of information on how to save and what to save. But how do you make sense of it based on your own situation? Since retirement is one of the most significant financial milestones you’ll reach in life, how do you know if you’re on track?


Take this quiz to see how your retirement readiness stacks up against other Canadian workers.