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Is Retirement Still Possible in This Economy?

Patrick Watson | Equities.com |

People don’t have enough savings to support themselves without working, nor is the government able to do it without major tax increases.


3 Money Tasks You Shouldn't Tackle on Your Own

Associated Press | Equities.com |

No one cares as much about your money as you do, but never asking for help can be dangerous — and expensive.


Checkbook IRAs for Buying Cryptocurrency Directly in Your IRA

Kim Snider | Equities.com |

In the 1996 case of Swanson vs. Commissioner, the tax court gave its blessing to a new type of self-directed IRA structure — sometimes known as a checkbook IRA or IRA-LLC.


Beware of Hidden Taxes in Retirement

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Your taxes in retirement may be a lot more complicated than taxes while you're working.


Is There A Perfect Retirement Age?

Andrew Deen | Equities.com |

Today’s workers are finding that retirement at the age of 65 is not as realistic as it once was.


What's in Your 401(K)? For Most Investors, It's Just One Fund

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Last year, for the first time, more than half of Vanguard's 4.6 million retirement account participants were invested in a single target-date retirement fund.


Canada's Public Service Pension Problem?

Leo Kolivakis | Equities.com |

Defined benefits pensions should be protected, but they also need to be made fairer and more sustainable over the long run.


The Case for Bitcoin in Your Retirement Portfolio

Kim Snider | Equities.com |

Some people hear that and immediately dismiss it as crazy. Here's why this author thinks it’s crazy not to.


The Pension Time Bomb: $400 Trillion by 2050

Visual Capitalist | Equities.com |

Are governments making promises about pensions that they might not be able to keep?


CPPIB Gains 11.6% in Fiscal 2018

Leo Kolivakis | Equities.com |

The CPP Fund is expected to grow to $1.5 trillion in 2040.


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Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Financial Market Infrastructure