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You Heard It Here First! Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver Goes on Record in Response to TFSA Budget Rumours…

April 9, 2015

Just over one month ago the CARP Poll revealed that two-thirds of CARP members would support a TFSA increase.  CARP ...

What an $11,000 TFSA limit means for your retirement

April 9, 2015

Editor's Note: The Globe and Mail  is reporting that Joe Oliver has hinted that a doubling of the TFSA contribution ...

Joe Oliver hints budget will double limit for tax-free savings accounts

April 9, 2015

Editor's Note: CARP contacted the Minister's Office for a response to this story and asking whether they could confirm ...

Retirement Savings

Financial literacy leaders target seniors in first undertaking

June 22, 2014

It’s been a long time coming. Five years ago, during the midst of the financial crisis, the federal government ...

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CARP Consumer Banking Poll Report

November 2, 2013

Key Findings - Throne Speech November 1, 2013: Members see the Speech from the Throne as an election platform, not a ...

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CARP Pre-Throne Speech Poll Report

October 4, 2013

Key Findings October 4, 2013: The vast majority of members agree the latest Parliament had not finished critical ...

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Fired 80-year-old employees get $1.16 million

September 6, 2013

Two recent court decisions send a message that employees who work into their 70s and 80s may be entitled to damages ...

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The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: It’s Not Dark Yet

September 6, 2013

I’m a boomer, about two thirds of the way through my allotted span. I’m going to do better than three score and ...

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Elder Abuse Resources, Where to Look, Who to Call and How to Talk to Someone you think Might be A Victim

June 14, 2013

July 14th 2013: Since June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and since the last elder abuse poll we conducted in ...

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Elizabeth May Editorial for the Hill Times

May 17, 2013

Being old is not what it used to be The CPP is sustainable and reliable, but it is time to review whether RRSP is ...