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Retirement is finally here!

A new phase of life brings new projects. But retirement is also a much-anticipated time for leisure and relaxation. Make sure you have the means to make the dream come true. See our advice on how to enjoy your retirement with peace of mind. 


Enjoying your retirement – where to start?

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Article : Our tips for planning your withdrawals 

There are many advantages to establishing a retirement withdrawal plan, and there are many strategies when the time comes to use your savings. But they’re not always straight forward. Here’s an overview from a retirement expert addressing 6 common questions.

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What is a Life Income Fund (LIF)?

An LIF1 is a registered fund that acts as an extension of your locked-in retirement account (LIRA) or supplemental pension plan. Funds transferred to an LIF are sheltered from tax and can be withdrawn to provide retirement income. 

Discover the LIF

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Retired woman gardening
Retired woman gardening
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Article: What you need to know before converting an RRSP to a RRIF

You’ve been saving money in a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) for a long time now. But one day you’ll have to convert that RRSP to a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF). What are the factors to keep in mind?

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1. LIFs are subject to applicable provincial and federal legislation depending on the jurisdiction of the retirement plan from which the funds originated. 

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