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LATE NIGHT TV LEGEND DAVID LETTERMAN ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FOR 2015

It looks as though our own Bill Gable has started a trend! Late Show TV host David Letterman has announced he too will retire next year.  “We don’t have the timing of this precisely down.  I think it will be at … read more

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HOME EQUITY BIGGEST SOURCE OF RETIREMENT INCOME – SURVEY

Almost one quarter of Canadians say they are looking to their homes as the primary source of retirement income. Twenty-four per cent of respondents to Sun Life Financial’s annual unretirement survey said they agree with the statement “my residential real … read more

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CANADIANS PLAN TO RELY ON CANADA PENSION PLAN IN RETIREMENT, SOME HEAVILY

Looking ahead to retirement, most Canadians say they will be relying on the Canada Pension Plan.  A Bank of Montreal survey finds nearly 9 in 10 Canadians say they would have to rely on the CPP or the Quebec Pension … read more

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RETIREMENT: MYTHS AND REALITIES

The Royal Bank of Canada’s 2013 Retirement Myths and Realities Poll is out exposing some of the myths and realities facing today’s Zoomers as they approach retirement. The Poll suggest that while 80-per cent of Canadians approaching retirement think they’ll … read more

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PREMIER WYNNE TO PUSH ALBERTA ON CPP REFORM

An idea to expand the Canada Pension Plan is gaining momentum and it’s Ontario Premier who is pushing for change. Kathleen Wynne will reportedly make her case to Alberta Premier Alison Redford today in Calgary.  Redford’s Alberta opposed a previous attempt to increase … read more

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CLOSE TO 6 IN 10 ZOOMERS WANT TO WORK PAST 65, BUT ON THEIR OWN TERMS

Gone are the days when Canadian workers retired immediately upon becoming eligible to do so.  Employees over the age of 50 are looking forward to long and healthy lives.  A new survey commissioned by Ceridian and CARP - A New Vision … read more

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From A Woman’s Perspective Podcast – August 31st, 2013

Tune into the latest episode of From A Woman’s Perspective with Marilyn Wetston as she discusses eye wear, retiring on your own terms, how to get a smile makeover and much more! Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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This Week On From A Woman’s Perspective – August 31st

Marilyn Wetston gives it to you straight From a Woman’s Perspective on AM 740 every Saturday morning at 8. This Saturday get an update of eye wear and eye care from Optician Bijan Minbashian of Hakim Optical (www.hakimoptical.ca), Hear how … read more

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ONTARIO TEACHERS’ SICK DAYS LEAVE SOME CLASSES WITHOUT COVERAGE, SAYS TORONTO STAR REPORT

Ontario teachers are said to be taking a record number of days off as they use up sick days they can no longer bank until retirement.  The Toronto Star reports the sudden need for substitute teachers in recent weeks has … read more

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RETIREMENT IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH, SAYS U.K. RESEARCHER

It’s a philosophy embraced by Zoomer Media founder Moses Znaimer.  Retirement may be bad for your health.  A new study out of the U.K. suggests that while it may provide an initial sense of relief and well-being, over the long … read more

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