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Invest Well. Live Well: Changes to the Canada Pension Plan

Invest Well. Live Well: Changes to the Canada Pension Plan

Since its introduction in 1965, the Canada Pension Plan has been a mandatory savings program, with contributions shared between employees and employers (self-employed individuals pay both).
Kamloops Chamber provides a glimpse of tomorrow at new trade show

Kamloops Chamber provides a glimpse of tomorrow at new trade show

Kamloops Tomorrow brings leaders together Oct. 4
Invest Well. Live Well: The biggest mistake an investor can make

Invest Well. Live Well: The biggest mistake an investor can make

There are many tips and lists to help improve investor returns, but we believe investor behaviour is the most important one. As humans, we rely on logic, but emotions often get in the way.
How ICBC’s new insurance model will save you money

How ICBC’s new insurance model will save you money

The people of British Columbia spoke, the government listened and, starting this month, car insurance rates in the province will be fairer for safe drivers.
Invest Well. Live Well: Parenting can be the most rewarding and challenging job.

Invest Well. Live Well: Parenting can be the most rewarding and challenging job.

According to finder.com, a staggering 68 per cent of Canadian parents are helping their adult children with finances. Personally, we have had assistance early in our lifetimes from our parents.
Invest Well. Live Well: How much risk can you take vs. should you take?

Invest Well. Live Well: How much risk can you take vs. should you take?

Years ago, before kids, I was a bachelor travelling in New Zealand, known as the birthplace of bungee jumping. I completed the Thrillogy, which includes three bungee jumps at three different locations.
Invest Well. Live Well: Looking at alternatives

Invest Well. Live Well: Looking at alternatives

More than 20 years ago, foundations, endowments and pension plans could allocate 100 per cent to bonds because interest rates were over 7.25 and they could meet their short- and long-term objectives.
Invest Well. Live Well: Do it yourself or with an advisor?

Invest Well. Live Well: Do it yourself or with an advisor?

The best athletes in the world use coaches to help keep them on track, maintain focus, monitor progress and achieve their goals. Despite being incredibly talented, athletes realize the value a coach brings to them personally and/or their team.
Invest Well. Live Well: Passing on the family cottage

Invest Well. Live Well: Passing on the family cottage

There is something truly relaxing about being in the beautiful B.C. outdoors. Bringing family and friends together, making memories and creating a legacy for loved ones are just a few perks of owning a recreational property.
Invest Well. Live Well: Does money buy happiness?

Invest Well. Live Well: Does money buy happiness?

One of the most popular courses in America is psychology and the good life. Yale professor Laurie Santos offers a course in positive psychology, as opposed to psychological dysfunction.