A new kind of annuity designed to help Canadian retirees live well, for longer

Two of the more promising measures in the recent federal budget could pave the way for deferred annuities and pooled-risk pension products designed to prevent retirees from outliving their money. The budget proposed two new types of annuities that can be used for registered plans. The headline-grabber was ALDA: an acronym for Advanced Life Deferred Annuity….

The best ways to balance studying and earning

Reading Time: 4 mins Students who work and school simultaneously always find it challenging to keep the two together without having to suffer any of them. Keeping up with all the assignments, quiz and case studies without missing out on your work shifts can be very tedious. In this informative piece, we will take you…

Win 1 of 3 protein ball bundles

Reading Time: 2 mins This week we’re giving you the chance to win 1 of 3 protein ball bundles.   Prize The Protein Ball Co. is giving away three protein-packed bundles of its delicious 100% natural protein balls. Hand-rolled in Sussex, using the finest natural ingredients, no added sugar and packed with fibre and clean…

5 ways to help curb your emotional spending

Reading Time: 4 mins What’s the first thing you do when something big happens in your life? If hitting the shops – online or in real life – for some retail therapy – whether out of joy, frustration or sadness – sounds familiar, you might have a problem with emotional spending. Fortunately, it’s not a…

Win a 12 month subscription with Sniph

Reading Time: 2 mins This week we’re giving you the chance to win a 12 month subscription with Sniph.   Prize Looking for the fragrance that truly defines you? Sniph is on a mission to bring out the very best in you through the power of scent. Fall in love with new fragrances and find…

Competition Scout: Win Knitted Dinosaurs!

Reading Time: 1 min Kids love dinosaurs, it’s a fact. Thus UKmums.tv have teamed up with Best Years to give two lucky readers the chance to win five colourful dinosaur toys including a T-Rex, Diplodocus, Mammoth, Triceratops and a striped T-Rex. Tactile, bright and machine washable they are suitable from birth and popular with kids…

Win a £100 Amazon voucher

Reading Time: 2 mins We’re giving you the chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher.   About the competition To be in with a chance of winning the £100 Amazon voucher, you’ll need to sign up as a premium member on Heads&Heads. This will give you full access to their platform and the huge profits…

When you should take a break from investing

Q. For the last three years, I have been investing with a Couch Potato portfolio using ETFs. I’m about to get married and hopefully start a family. Would the Couch Potato still be a good strategy during what I know will be high-expense years, with a mortgage, children and so on in the near future?…