Season 6: Get retirement ready

Season 6 of the Mastering Money podcast will help prepare you for retirement and give you the tools to get there, no matter your age.

This season of the podcast looks at retirement in Canada and what people of all ages can do, both now and in the future, to retire comfortably. Expert guests discuss everything from how much you should be saving to handling conflict when planning your estate. If you know your options and make the right decisions, the path to thriving in retirement may not be as difficult as you think.

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Episode breakdown

S6 E01: Retiring in Canada: How Much is Enough?

When should you start thinking about retirement? Who can you talk to and what steps can you take today and in the future? Just how much money should you be saving to retire comfortably? If you’re getting the right advice and asking the right questions, building a solid retirement plan might be easier than you think.

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S6 E02: Avoiding Conflict in Estate Planning

You don’t need a podcast to tell you that estate planning is tough but necessary. It can be stressful, it can be messy, and it can be the source of conflict and confrontation—but it doesn’t have to be.

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S6 E03: Retiring in a Time of High Inflation

Inflation has caused more than a few financial headaches, with the price of almost everything going up, and up, and up. But what does inflation mean for your retirement plan? Who should you talk to when seeking advice? Is retiring while inflation is running rampant as bad as you think it’ll be?

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S5 E04: Canada’s Aging Population

There’s no escaping the fact that the average Canadian is getting older. With Canadians aged 55 to 64 now outnumbering those aged 15 to 24, our country’s future is looking very different. If you’re wondering how this all affects your own future with respect to retirement plans, you are most definitely not alone.

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S5 E05: The challenges and decisions we face as we age

As we get older, we face different financial challenges. Our health, family situations, ability to work, and more all play a part in laying the trackwork to retirement, and each person’s path is different. If we’re to stay the course and retire the way we want to, understanding how to take on the challenges of aging while making your money work for you is crucial.

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S6 E06: Living in Retirement

How do you envision yourself living in retirement? Making the transition to retired life is a big step and not always what one might expect. Too many retirees encounter problems such as isolation and life feeling meaningless without the daily work routine. However, there’s plenty of room to explore meaningful paths in your retirement that can lead to retired life being fulfilling and full of joy.

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