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How do single low-income / working-class Canadians save for the future?

Hello all. I am a low-income mid-30s Canadian living alone, no dependents. Advice from bank staff and popular internet blogs confuse me and don't make sense in my world (e.g. ensure an 8-10% return - but how do I do that without jeopardizing my future if I retire in a decade the investment does poorly). I feel some investments I made were silly but am not sure if I am paranoid. Please suggest good directions to explore. I will give specifics about my situation below, with my specific question in the last paragraph. [more inside]
posted by partly squamous and partly rugose on Mar 16, 2015 - 20 answers

Help me improve the portfolio of my small company's 401(k)

I'd like for my company to offer smarter options like Vanguard Funds, but Vanguard doesn't seem to be one of the easy options. [more inside]
posted by polecat on Nov 26, 2014 - 7 answers

What do I need to know about retirement planning, if I know nothing?

I'm late to start investing for retirement (early 30s) and don't know where to begin, other than a vague sense I should invest in mutual funds and maybe bonds and eventually real estate. What do I need to know before putting my money somewhere? [more inside]
posted by three_red_balloons on Jul 8, 2014 - 13 answers

Should I put my Eggs in a Risky Basket?

IRAfilter: Am about to get a traditional IRA to roll some retirement funds into from an expired employer plan. Got stuck when I was asked which mutual funds to select. [more inside]
posted by ikahime on Jul 17, 2007 - 10 answers

Selling shares within a Roth IRA

What are the rules about selling shares held in a Roth IRA? Warning: still a bit of a finance n00b... [more inside]
posted by electric_counterpoint on Jul 13, 2007 - 17 answers

Analyzing mutual fund performance

How do I best analyze the performance of my mutual funds? [more inside]
posted by contessa on Sep 25, 2006 - 13 answers

It was all going so well...

I'm confused - I want to plan for my retirement and have got as far as applications for a 401k and a Roth IRA; but then it all goes hideously wrong.... [more inside]
posted by forallmankind on Aug 13, 2006 - 19 answers

Investing beyond an IRA

How can I invest more than $4000 per year toward my retirement without annually paying taxes on the gains? [more inside]
posted by letitrain on Jun 29, 2006 - 16 answers

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