Gold slipped into bear market territory last month, as investors gained further confidence in the global economic recovery and the possibility that government stimulus programs are in their final stages. After a remarkable climb that beg...
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When my team started work on the Sun Life Canadian Unretirement™ Index research back in 2008, our principal hypothesis was that Canadians had begun to think differently about retirement. In a shift driven primarily by baby boomers, retir...
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Hearing that you ought to update your will is little bit like being told to take up jogging. Everybody knows it’s the right thing to do, but that doesn’t make it any easier to get started. Douglas Gray has made it his mission to do exact...
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There were 54,500 fewer Canadians employed at the end of March, relative to the month before. That’s according to a new report Statistics Canada released on Friday. The drop surprised analysts, who’d expected a 6,500-job increase. This p...
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The Canadian dollar will hit US98¢ at the end of this year, the result of multiple economic headwinds and tailwinds. That’s according to the April edition of Scotiabank’s Foreign Exchange Outlook, released this week. “We have all these d...
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In retrospect, the first record I ever bought was an odd choice. Wipe Out, by The Surfaris didn’t exactly speak to the mid-1970s suburban experience I was ensconced in, but then that was part of its appeal. To a 12-year-old looking for s...
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