Now Or Never

How prepared are you for your retirement?

Retirement is supposed to be our 'golden years' - a chance to relax, re-invent ourselves, and start the next chapter of our lives. But it can also be filled with uncertainty, poverty and loneliness. Today we're diving in with Canadians facing the challenges of their retirement head on.

Retiring is one of the most important crossroads we face in life - but only 1 in 5 Canadians are ready

Are you a retired man, looking for camaraderie? Try visiting a 'Men's Shed'. (Trevor Dineen)
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Retirement is supposed to be our 'golden years' — a chance to relax, re-invent ourselves, and start the next chapter of our lives. But it can also be filled with uncertainty, poverty and loneliness.

On this Now or Never, dive in with Canadians facing the challenges of their retirement head on.

Including a 70-year-old woman with no pension, who's found an unconventional way to make more money: acting as an extra in zombie movies.

Trevor Dineen drags his retired dad out of the basement, and into a Men's Shed - a community organisation that was started to help men in retirement fight isolation and depression.

And want to retire by the time you turn 35? Meet a pair of millennials living in Vancouver on track to do it. 

 

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