Using a Retirement Fund Loan to Buy a New Home – I Wish I Did That

“Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” That is an old and witty saying – something that used to be called an “epigram.” This saying is connected to the phrase, “Murphy’s Law.” No matter what you do or how you get ahead, the one thing that may hold you back or negate your progress will appear at the most inopportune moment. I spent almost a decade renting apartments when I...

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Posted in: Career and Work, Home, Money, Personal Finance, Real Estate

Retirement in 2013 – Is it what you’re expecting?

Retirement, retirement goals, nest egg, 401(k)
This is a Guest Post. If you’re interested in guest posting, check out our policy! Going forward from 2013, the American work-force is slowly, but surely, coming around to looking at retirement in a completely different light than it was viewed in 20-30 years ago. Once upon a time, your retirement years were mirage-like – white-sand beaches, horseback riding in the country side, and/or leisurely...

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Updates: June 16 – 22

Canada Day long weekend, long weekend, weekend reads, personal finance, financial blogs
Well, this weekend I’m heading off to visit my family in a neighbouring city. I haven’t been back in a long time, so I’m looking forward to getting out of the city for some rest and relaxation! I’ll be playing some golf with my brother and dad and sharing some awesome beer and wine, and it will be great to see the family! Photo credit: hankinsphoto.com via Flickr Next weekend...

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