Category Archives: Retirement

Retirement or Restart

Retirement can be an opportunity for rebirth – a time to set in motion a new chapter in life. It would even be regarded as an opportunity for a career restart. Continue reading

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Seniors Online

Learning how to use a computer and the Internet is bringing benefits to the lives of many seniors. These seniors are not the baby boomers whose participation in the workplace coincided with the proliferation of computer technology. These are older … Continue reading

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The Entrepreneurial Senior

Retirement used to be about a time when we look forward to enjoying a more relaxed lifestyle after decades of slogging away in the workforce. It was envisioned by many retirees as a time to enjoy a life of independence, … Continue reading

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Transition from full-time work to retirement

By Francine Van, Guest Contributor How does one transition from working full-time to retirement? This is a question I pondered in the months preceding my own retirement. We feel we are working out of necessity when we are working fulltime … Continue reading

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Pension Benefits and Increasing Seniors Demographic

An increasing number of Canadians  are becoming concerned about their CPP benefits in light of the global economic turmoil. Among the greatest concerns are the prospect of a double dip recession, increased fiscal constraints, and a shrinking labour force of … Continue reading

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How To Find Passion In Retirement

 Special contribution by Françoise Duranleau Nearly seven years ago I retired at age 60. I always enjoyed teaching. However dealing with the administrators had become unbearable because of recent changes in the school board and an all-female administration. I stopped teaching … Continue reading

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