Early retirement. More leisure time. A second career. Whether you're close to retirement or years away, a sound wealth management plan involves disciplined investing.
Take advantage of your contribution room
Taking control of retirement assets begins with early planning. Because retirement assets that accumulate in a Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) grow on a tax-deferred basis, all of the earnings – growth dividends, capital gains and interest – are added to the investment for future compounding. The earlier you begin saving, the larger the total amount can grow to.
- Getting Better RRSP Results
- Get The Most From Retirement Savings
- RRSP Checklist
- Consider an RRSP Loan
- RRSPs For Mature Investors
- Income Splitting With Spousal RRSPs
Understanding your RRSP maturity options
After having worked and accumulated assets throughout your career, you may now have a limited time-frame to make a number of irrevocable decisions that focus on what you will do with your retirement money. Regular paycheques from your employer will cease and need to be replaced by paycheques you pay to yourself from the assets you have accumulated during your working years.
Enjoying life after work
After you've made decisions regarding which RRSP maturity options best suit your needs while in retirement, you'll face additional decisions. During retirement, your needs shift from accumulating wealth to making sure it lasts and ensuring that your investing strategy and portfolio are aligned with the realities of your lifestyle.
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