When should Peggy and Howard sell their rental property – and their own family home?

When should Peggy and Howard sell their rental property – and their own family home?

Justin Tang/The Globe and Mail When they first had a Financial Facelift, Peggy and Howard were just starting out, “first home, first kid, first professional jobs,” Peggy writes in an email. A quarter century has passed since then. They’ve moved from the Prairies to an Ontario bedroom community. Howard is now 62, Peggy is 60. … Read more

Keith and Beverly retired early to travel in an RV, but what should they do with their condo?

Keith and Beverly retired early to travel in an RV, but what should they do with their condo?

Keith and BeverlyDARREN CALABRESE/The Globe and Mail The loss of a loved one recently lent a sense of urgency to Keith and Beverly’s future plans; suddenly, life looked precious and brief. So, they abruptly quit their work and hit the road in their RV, planning to spend as much time as they want traversing North … Read more

Ukrainian newcomers struggle to make ends meet in Canada

Ukrainian newcomers struggle to make ends meet in Canada

Inna Abilova, left to right, stands with her mother, Maryna Yakovenko, and sister, Sabina Abilova, who recently arrived in Canada from Ukraine, in Toronto on June 30, 2022.Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press Sabina Abilova and Andrii Koziura sit at the dinner table in their basement apartment, laptops open, searching for jobs that might help them pay … Read more

Leo and Linda should reboot their retirement spending plan to buy a bigger townhouse

Leo and Linda should reboot their retirement spending plan to buy a bigger townhouse

**FINANCIAL FACELIFT DO NOT IDENTIFY** rb-gi-facelift-07XXX Tijana Martin/ The Globe and MailTijana Martin/The Globe and Mail In their early 50s, with well-paying executive jobs, Leo and Linda want to sell their two-bedroom Toronto townhouse and buy a larger one, which would mean taking on substantial new mortgage debt. They have no children “and are in … Read more

NHL releases 2022-23 regular-season schedule

NHL releases 2022-23 regular-season schedule

The 2022-23 NHL season will begin in North America with back-to-back doubleheaders televised in the United States, starting with the New York Rangers hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning on Oct. 11. The Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche will raise their banner the next night before their game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Oct. 11 doubleheader, … Read more

Canucks Announce 2022.23 Pre-Season Schedule

Canucks Announce 2022.23 Pre-Season Schedule

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Canucks announced today their 2022.23 pre-season schedule, beginning on Sunday, Sept. 25 with two split squad games (home and road) against the Calgary Flames, and concluding on Friday, Oct. 7 vs the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Arena . Vancouver will play seven pre-season games in total, including four as the … Read more

Ottawa urged to move ahead with food warning labels despite call to exempt ground meat

Ottawa urged to move ahead with food warning labels despite call to exempt ground meat

A worker re-stocks products in the meat section at an Atlantic Superstore grocery in Halifax on Jan. 28.Kelly Clark/The Canadian Press Health organizations are calling on Ottawa to move forward with its proposed food warning labels, expressing concerns that further debate over ground meat could delay a critical program that’s already long overdue. Since 2016, … Read more

Should Milo and Maeve take out a reverse mortgage on their house?

Should Milo and Maeve take out a reverse mortgage on their house?

Ash Nayler/The Globe and Mail In their 60s with their house their main asset, Milo and Maeve are finding it tough to get by on government benefits alone. Maeve is age 66, Milo 69. They both earn a little extra working part-time. “There is about $410,000 in equity in our home, but we are low … Read more

Sobeys partners with Scotiabank and Cineplex on Scene+ loyalty program, drops Air Miles

Sobeys partners with Scotiabank and Cineplex on Scene+ loyalty program, drops Air Miles

Sobeys has joined forces with Scotiabank and Cineplex to provide customers with a new loyalty rewards approach.Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press Grocery chain Sobeys’ parent company is shaking up Canada’s customer loyalty industry by joining Bank of Nova Scotia and Cineplex Inc. CGX-T as a co-owner of Scene+ rewards and dropping out of the Air Miles … Read more