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Carol’s Corner: Pundits and Predictions

May 23, 2015

Being a pundit can be a hazardous occupation. As we witness the unexpected all over the political map, it becomes ...

Carol’s Corner: Spring Forward, Fall Back

November 10, 2014

Her name is Carol Libman and she's been answering questions for CARP members since 1988. Her writing career has taken ...

FINANCIAL FACELIFT: No company pension, a tight budget (and a willingness to keep working)

July 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail is doing a series called "financial facelift" that profiles the living, working and financial ...

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Mother, 104, taking care of her daughter, 87, who suffers from dementia

July 3, 2012

Children caring for parents in their old age is nothing new, but Rosario Schielzeth and Maria Garcia  have turned ...

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Fix CPP, not OAS, to head off a pension crisis

February 24, 2012

This article was published by the Toronto Star on February 20th 2012.  To see this article and other related articles ...

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Tips for Living: Some thoughts on wills and bequests

February 9, 2012

Setting up bequests in your will can be tricky. How to decide who will get what after your death? For most people, ...

NDP fails to convince committee to study health funding

January 27, 2012

This article was originally published by CBC News on January 12th 2012.  To view this article and related content on ...

The “If Something Happens” Binder

January 27, 2012

As we age, the possibility increases that someone will have to take over our affairs if we are incapacitated or when we ...

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Seemingly Spontaneous Displays of Holiday Cheer Sprouting up Everywhere!

December 21, 2011

A flashmob may sound rather ominous but actually it’s just good fun! It happens when a group of people assembles in a ...