How financially prepared are Canadians for retirement?
Most Canadians – 80% – would rather have an improved pension, or any pension, than a higher salary. At least this was the main conclusion of a recent survey ran by Ottawa based research company Abacus Data1 on behalf of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP). The survey, which gathered the views of 2500 […]
Estate planning for pets
Pets are, it is widely accepted, a crucial component in family life. According to Matthew Metos1, vice president of Advanced Planning for Fidelity Investments and an estate planning for pets specialist: “A lot of people love their pets as much as they love their children.” Mr. Metos adds: “So it makes sense to consider taking […]