Rights & Money

Life Insurance in Estate Planning

You may not need it to protect your family, but life insurance can help simplify estate planning By Olev Edur   ‘‘Why would I want to buy life insurance at my age?” one retiree asked during a recent seniors’ bridge…

How Good is That Guarantee?

The law provides safeguards, but most consumers don't know it By Olev Edur   What help can you expect if…

RRSPs and Inherited Money

Why would you put tax-free money into an RRSP if it’ll become taxable when you eventually withdraw it? Read on….…

Get Better Cell Reception

These tips can help you avoid dead zones in your home By Matt Smith   Cellphones have all but replaced…

How Pension Sharing Works

Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits aren’t eligible for pension splitting, but you’re allowed to “share” your CPP/QPP pension with your spouse.…

The Mortgage You Never Renew

For someone planning retirement, a mortgage that doesn’t require you to re-apply can make a lot of difference By Olev…

Free Seeds? Don’t Plant Them!

People have been receiving deliveries of mysterious seeds they didn’t order By Caitlin Finlay   Reports of seeds being delivered…