Some gentle reminders for you: Don’t forget that CEIRP now has social media communities, and we’d love for you to follow us. We’re on Twitter and Facebook — drop by with a “like”, to leave a comment or question, or just say hi! Looking forward to “friending” you! Don’t forget to send in your email [...]
While it may be cliché to say this out loud, but we can agree that 2020 had more plot twists and turns than a high-grossing blockbuster. There have been so many unknowns and sources of anxiety: Will my project restart allowing me to work again? Will my government support be enough so that I can [...]
There are tons of great personal financial websites that offer advice on budgeting, goal setting and how to avoid/eliminate debt. Here are a few that you should check out: The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada: Covid-19 related personal financial tips Rags to Reasonable smartPATH
Highlights: Rising COVID-19 infection counts continue to stifle economic recovery across North America and Europe. Equity markets and investor sentiment weakened as U.S. election uncertainty loomed throughout the month. Bond yields rose sharply early in the month, only to land back roughly where they started. Click here to read more.
October 2020 Newsletter
Join the CEIRP Social Communities! CEIRP now has its own bilingual Facebook and Twitter communities. We’ll be posting financial tips and other information you can use, especially throughout November which is Financial Literacy Month. So be sure to follow us — we’ll even follow you back!
Highlights: COVID-19’s second wave offers up a new round of uncertainty for businesses. The Federal Reserve kept their Fed funds target range steady at between 0% to 0.25%. September losses give back some of their summer-time equity market gains. Oil prices fell on rising concerns over weak global demand if lockdown measures return. Click here [...]
Do you remember the “Freedom 55” ads? These days, retiring in your 50s is only for a lucky few. “Freedom 65+” is more realistic for most Canadians. And according to Benefits Canada, it’s not merely realization facing Boomers and Gen Xers; Millennials are also coming to the same conclusion. Of course, when you work in [...]
This year, the United Nations increased the average Canadian life expectancy to 82.52, an .18% increase over 2019, with the average Canadian woman living to 84. Also, the gender pay gap continues to decrease. So for these two reasons, it’s important that women are proactive about their retirement plan. Saving consistently and as early as [...]