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Retirement in Canada: Lots to enjoy about ‘golden years,’ but financial worries loom large — especially for those still working

Most Canadians report retiring earlier or later because of circumstances beyond their control. July 1, 2015 – Who is retiring? When in their lives are they doing it? How are they funding it? Are they satisfied with the experience? A

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Gas Pain: Four-in-ten say rising prices at the pump are making it harder to afford necessities

In B.C., where costs are the highest in North America, seven-in-ten support a cap on maximum gas prices May 17, 2019 – As the price of gasoline begins its high summer season, painful increases at the pump are causing some

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Gender Pay Gap: men, women differ over seriousness of issue, but back legislative measures for equal pay

One-in-five working Canadians say gender pay gaps exist in their own workplaces April 3, 2019 – As issues of gender balance and representation are tackled in boardrooms and senior finance offices in the public and private sectors, the gap between

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As government presents election-year budget, Canadians are uneasy about economic fortunes

Most say they expect the next 12 months to be a bad time to make a major purchase. March 18, 2019 – As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government prepares to introduce the fourth budget of its mandate in a crucial

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Personal Finance: Canadian Millennials show significant interest in using ‘robo-advisors’ in the future

Older Canadians more likely to value relationship with a single financial advisor over alternatives March 1, 2019 – Canadians may not be saving as much as economists would like, but those who invest are doing so in a changing landscape.

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Debt, savings, and stress: A study of economic experiences and attitudes in Canada today

Young Canadians are mostly pessimistic about their finances, but notably optimistic about retirement January 28, 2019 – For every dollar of disposable income in Canada, Canadians owe roughly $1.78 to creditors. Collectively, Canadians hold more than $2 trillion in debt,

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