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How Canadians can retire wealthy—no matter WHAT their current situation

November 8, 2011

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MoneySense book offers smart, practical advice to get Canadians of all ages on
track for a prosperous retirement

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2011 /CNW/ – Yes, you can have the retirement of your dreams—even if, right now, you’re not where
you think you should be financially.

Retire Wealthy: A Financial Plan for Canadians of All Ages provides a lively and easy-to-follow roadmap that shows you what you
need to do to secure your future. Bursting with proven and practical
retirement advice delivered in a friendly, straightforward manner, the
200-page volume comes from the trusted experts from MoneySense magazine—Canada’s most-read personal finance magazine.

The Retire Wealthy: A Financial Plan for Canadians of All Ages is organized by life stage and includes real-life stories from
Canadians—including overwhelmed thirty-somethings and late-blooming
boomers—who got their finances in order using these proven financial

Highlights from Retire Wealthy: A Financial Plan for Canadians of All Ages:

Your 20s: Building Potential
• Starting to save • Buying a vehicle • To rent or own? • Being
credit-card smart
Your 30s: Under Pressure
Saving for your child’s education • Embracing good debt • Can you afford
to stay home with the kids? • Why it’s OK not to contribute to your
RRSP now
Your 40s: Catching Up
• Bouncing back from divorce • Investing in rental property • How you
can take a year off work • A 10-minute guide to your pension •
Crunching the numbers: calculating how much you will you need to retire
Your 50s: Suddenly Super Saving
Playing catch-up • Three traps to avoid (investments gone bad; interest
rate nightmare; health-care scare) • Getting out of the rat race
Your 60s: Sweet Freedom
How far can you stretch your retirement savings? • Working in your 60s •
Retire in luxury on $2,000 per month
Your 70s: A simpler life
Withdrawing from your RRSP •The up side of retirement homes • Plan your

Six Steps to a Wealthy Retirement
How long will you live? Could the market crash again? If you’re confused
about how much you need to save, follow these six simple steps to a
comfortable retirement. And don’t worry: You don’t need a million

Self-test: Are you on track?
Find out how your net worth compares to people just like you.

Retire Wealthy: A Financial Plan for Canadians of All Ages ($19.95) is available now at Chapters, Shoppers Drug Mart, Loblaws, London
Drugs, Walmart Canada, Presse Commerce, BC Ferries, Hudson News,
Paradis and at bookstores and newsstands across Canada.

About MoneySense:
MoneySense, Canada’s personal finance and lifestyle magazine, was named Magazine
of the Year by the National Magazine Awards in 2011. Packed with smart
features, practical advice and easy-to-follow financial tips on
everything from home improvement to mutual funds, MoneySense attracts Canadians nationwide on the lookout for new ways to save,
invest and spend. is Canada’s best all-around personal
finance website.