My recent blogs: KIPPERS, insecure retirement, annuities, post-Trump investing

As regular Hub readers may know, I often write financial articles for other (mostly) digital media, usually the Financial Post, MoneySense.ca and Motley Fool Canada. Here’s some of the most recent blogs or columns, with links via the headlines. Nearing Retirement and still insecure about your finances? Sadly, you’re not alone. (FP, Nov. 17)). This came […]

The “Work Optional” stage: Work because you WANT to, not because you HAVE to

Nice to see the phrase “Work because you want to, not because you have to”  used by NestWealth.com in its just-posted Retirement blog that looks at Victory Lap Retirement. VLR, as co-author Mike Drak and I call it, has in some recent weeks cracked the Globe & Mail non-fiction bestseller list. The line “Work because you […]

Can’t retire? Semi-retirement is more fun anyway!

My recent blogs on Semi-Retirement seem to have struck a chord.  After I wrote this online piece for MoneySense.ca: Semi-Retirement is the Future (and a version here on the Hub, under the headline The Next Boomer Wave: Semi-Retirement), I was interviewed by Peter Armstrong at CBC TV’s On the Money Show. The context of the CBC’s Tips for Boomers […]