Canadian Retirement Stats: Do Employed or Self-Employed Retire First?

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Nearly four in 10 (38 per cent) Canadians age 55 or older — and 14 per cent of those 65 or older — participated in the labour force last year, the highest participation rates among older Canadians since the collection of comparable Statistics Canada data began in 1976. But who exactly are these stalwart workers, and at what age are they retiring?

Life Purpose – What Makes A Genius?

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“Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.” —Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Distinguished Advisor Conference: Young Advisors Award Winners Announced!

VIA: Knowledge Bureau Posted in: Strategic Thinking, DAC, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, tax courses, tax education, financial education, financial conference, post-secondary education, financial advice, Canadian conference, Distinguished Young Advisor Awards, Manulife, HollisWealth, wealth advisor, Joseph Alfie, Jonathan Earle, continuing education, Certified Financial Planner
Knowledge Bureau and Manulife are pleased to announce that Joseph Alfie (left), B.Com., CFP®, of Myriad Private Wealth/HollisWealth in Montreal, Quebec, and Jonathan Earle, B.Sc, P.Eng, MBA, CFP®, CIM®, a financial advisor with Bell Financial/Manulife Securities Incorporated in Aurora, Ontario, have been selected as the 2017 winners of THE DAC YOUNG ADVISORS AWARD, to be awarded at the Distinguished Advisor Conference (DAC) in Kelowna, B.C., November 5 - 8.

How to Grow Your Career Without More Education Debt

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Upgrading your education and skills through a post-graduate degree can be prohibitively expensive. Many are turning to self-study courses as a better way to secure future-proof jobs through hands-on learning.

Thought Leaders: Do You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

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Creating opportunities for the financial services industry to thrive despite current and upcoming threats, means recognizing and fostering the development of other innovative, creative and entrepreneurial minds. We’d like you to share your thoughts on our new Executive Business Builders Network.