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CPA Ontario’s Future Forward podcasts offer a refreshing gateway to new ideas and hot topics for professionals across industries. 

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May 22, 2018

With housing prices in many parts of Ontario still at very high levels, many renters are wary of making the leap into home ownership. They are right to be concerned as the decision is one of the most important financial decisions that most people ever make. It is not as simple as comparing the cost of renting to what...


May 22, 2018

When it comes to retirement, the “golden rule” is to start saving early and the “magic of compounding” will make all of our dreams come true. While starting to save early is a great idea, and we should do it if we can, there are many reasons why it simply does not work for most people. This podcast is for the...


May 22, 2018

Most people worry that they will not be able to amass sufficient savings to retire comfortably. Many of us are investing in expensive mutual funds to try and get ahead and it’s not working. Join Liz West and David Trahair as they discuss why mutual funds are not likely to work and which alternatives are available.


May 22, 2018

Many baby boomers are approaching retirement and wondering how much they will receive from their CPP retirement pension and at what age they should start collecting their pension. You can begin as early as age 60, wait until age 65, or you can delay until age 70. Join Liz West and David Trahair as they discuss...


May 22, 2018

Most people are rightfully concerned about how much money they will need to retire and whether their savings will be sufficient. While the amount they save is vital, the vehicle used is also important. Join Liz West and David Trahair as they explore when an RRSP is the best option and what the alternates are,...