News from the west

Our niece Meghan announced last week that she’s retiring from the National Ballet Company. She’s been dancing since she was little and attended the NBC’s school in downtown Toronto through high school. She has been very accomplished, but like all industries that demand much of the body, this has taken much out of her. It’s…

Will there be another trailer?

“What are we going to do this summer?” That was the question Philip asked the year we moved from youth work, where we had spent our summers at Camp Selkirk, So for him, he really didn’t remember summers that weren’t at camp. That got Wendy and me talking. Our minds had been taken up with…

Getting ready for retirement

Part of my work today is a presentation on the subject of preparing for retirement. Can you start too soon? Can you begin to set aside something for retirement when you’ve barely got enough to pay the bills? Wendy and I invited a wealth advisor to come to our home when we were first married….