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Skeptical Investor,The: How To Grow And Protect Your Retirement Savings

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Building a decent retirement nest-egg is hard work.… Ensuring it’s there when you need it can be just as challenging. Every RRSP owner watched in horror as the stock market fell steeply during 2008. With company pension plans tapped out and employers filing for bankruptcy, the security of an adequate and guaranteed pension has become a thing of the past for most Canadians. ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Penguin Canada (first published December 29th 2009)
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Jenny
Jul 27, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved it! Great book! I learned so much!



Here's what I learned about building a fortress around my money:



I actually have the rarest-of-rare breeds of pension plans: the defined benefit pension plan.



I learned about MERs and that Canada has the highest management fee ratios in the world - that less than 1% is low and good and over 3% is very high - so pay attention to all the MERs in my portfolio.



* Never place more than 10% of my money in any single company or industry.

* Don't invest in anything th
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Earl
Sep 12, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good basic understanding of fees.
anne
Mar 20, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: financial
Best general investing advice for Canadians that I've come across.
Simon Ruddell
Nov 27, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a book worth buying and I bug very few.
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