Transferring employer pensions to LIRAs, LIFs and RRSPs

by Ann deBruyn

Photo by Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels Q. I have a new LIRA valued at $102,500 from leaving an old employer. Can I transfer this money to a LIF, then to an RRSP? –Andrew A. With the Great Resignation looming, many workers who decide to move on from the jobs they’re in today will be transfe...

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The Best Lesser-Known Travel Credit Cards

by Ann deBruyn

If you are familiar with award travel, you have probably heard of some of the big names, such as Chase Sapphire Reserve® and  The Platinum Card® from American Express . For the unfamiliar, these cards allow consumers to earn reward points on purchases that they can then turn into highly di...

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Half of nitrogen applied to crops is lost

by John Stapel

This story originally appeared in Eos and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalistic collaboration to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Nitrogen use efficiency, an indicator that describes how much fertilizer reaches a harvested crop, has decreased by 2...

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8 Easy Ways You Can Stop Robocalls

by Barbara Hadden

Andy Dean Photography / Shutterstock.com Retirement planning is no walk in the park. It’s complicated. No surprise that many of us make mistakes that can turn retirement dreams into last-minute panic. As retirement nears, there are tons of things to think about, like when to take Social Securit...

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A modest prediction for the next 20 years

by John Stapel

If you're new here, this blog will give you the tools to become financially independent in 5 years. The wiki page gives a good summary of the principles of the strategy. The key to success is to run your personal finances much like a business, thinking about assets and inventory and focusing on ef...

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Firehouse Subs: Free Gyro Sub with Purchase!

by Donna Ryder

Home » Deals » Firehouse Subs: Free Gyro Sub with Purchase! Published: by Gretchen on September 11, 2021  |  This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Save money on eating out with this deal at Firehouse Subs! Firehouse Subs is offering a Fr...

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