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Retirement: Don’t despair. Prepare.

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David Hawkins is a senior producer at TVOntario. He is also the Vice-President of the TVO GMG Branch.

David Hawkins was a participant at a Weekend Pre-retirement Course in Toronto on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Here is his report.

By DAVID HAWKINS

We’re all going to die. And we’re going to pay taxes to the very end.

Those two certainties don’t disappear when we stop cursing the alarm clock.

We’re all going to die. And we’re going to pay taxes to the very end.

Those two certainties don’t disappear when we stop cursing the alarm clock.

The government’s slice of our pie may shrink some when fixed incomes kicks in. But every sunrise rolls everyone closer to the day we won’t mist the mirror anymore. Continue reading Retirement: Don’t despair. Prepare.

What Are You Doing After Work?

“I went in not knowing if I had enough money to retire, and came out knowing that I had a lot more work to do – and not just on money – before I retire.”

That’s what Canadian Media Guild member Terri Theodore, a news editor with The Canadian Press, says she learned during a recent CMG sponsored pre-retirement course held in Vancouver.

“What Are You Doing After Work?” was developed by the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC). The course is delivered by instructors who are retired and who can share personal experiences of living life after work. Continue reading What Are You Doing After Work?