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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley (Oct. 11 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118076095
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118076095
  • Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 2 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 454 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #44,576 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Di Vito's first foray as an author is a must-read. What we dotoday determines our tomorrow. This book is a step-by-step plan forwhat could be the best years of your life—retirement!"
The Honourable Pamela D. Wallin, o.c., som.

As a result of global uncertainty and volatility, financialmatters have become increasingly complex, but Tina's book will giveyou the confidence to make better financial decisions and is asuperb resource for any Canadian looking to understand how tobetter prepare for retirement."
L. Jacques Ménard, o.c., o.q., lld, Vice-Chairof the Task Force on Financial Literacy, Chairman BMO NesbittBurns, President BMO Financial Group, Quebec

"I used to joke about self-wrecked RRSPs but now Tina Di Vito'snew book shows us 52 ways to wreck your retirement. More to thepoint, she lays out 52 compelling ways to rescue it."
Jonathan Chevreau, Financial Post columnist andauthor of Findependence Day

Starting to think about retirement early is the beststrategy, but starting today is the next best thing.

Planning for your retirement isn't something you do once, forgetabout, and hope that everything turns out for the best. Yourretirement encompasses the cumulative effects of many decisionsthroughout your life. Canadians are living longer than ever before,and the average retiree of the future may have to account for asmuch as 30 years of retirement living.

Continued financial turmoil and lack of predictability hasheightened concerns about what retirement will look like. 52 Waysto Wreck Your Retirement takes a close look at the issues that canspoil your golden years, and what to do about them, includingissues surrounding:

  • Basic planning, and knowing where you stand

  • Savings, debt, and money management

  • Investing, risk tolerance, and balance

  • Pensions, taxation and withdrawals from plans

Each chapter provides advice and actionable steps that you cantake in order to get your retirement on the right path. So whetheryou're still many years away from retirement or it's just aroundthe corner, or even if you're currently retired, 52 Ways toWreck Your Retirement can help you put the missing pieces inplace and motivate you to take action.

About the Author

TINA DI VITO is a Chartered Accountant (CA), CertifiedFinancial Planner (CFP) and Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP),and Fellow of FPSCTM. She is a member of the CanadianTax Foundation, Women in Capital Markets, and the Institute ofChartered Accountants of Ontario.  With more than 20 years ofexperience helping Canadians plan for and live in retirement, Tinahas worked with families and small business owners and runsworkshops and seminars for Canadians of all levels of prosperity.She is a sought-after speaker and is widely quoted in nationaland  international media such as the Globe and Mail,the Financial Post, the Toronto Star, the WallStreet Journal and has been on Canada AM, Global Television,BNN, and CNBC. She has also been consulted by CanadianParliamentary committees as an expert on a variety ofwealth-management topics. She volunteers her time and financialexpertise to the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly(NICE) to help bring financial literacy to older Canadians. She haslead research resulting in the creation of industry-leading, whitepaper reports on retirement and estate and tax planning issuesfacing Canadians.


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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Snap03 on Dec 21 2011
Format: Paperback
This book was an easy read and contained a lot of very useful information. I really like the way it's divided into 52 short chapters - the thought being you tackle one topic per week. Each chapter concludes with a to-do list that provides easy to follow steps for getting/keeping your retirement on track. I find planning for retirement quite daunting so this divide-and-conquer approach appeals to me.

The book also provided some eye-opening calculations (like how much or little money CPP and OAS might provide). But it is never dry and is balanced with chapters that look at the "soft" sides of retirement - like whether it is really a good idea to make too many changes to your life as soon as you retire. I also found the chapter on "how feeling younger than you really are can wreck your retirement" fascinating.

I bought this book because I thought it would be a good resource to get me ready for retirement, but now I think it's going to be something I keep referring to even once I'm retired.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By LT on Jan. 24 2012
Format: Paperback
As a CFP who provided financial planning advice to clients, I found this book very well written. Those in the profession will relate that most clients do not enjoy being spoken to in "industry" terms. By taking concepts and breaking them into 52 bite sized pieces, Ms. Di Vito has written a book that Financial Planners and their clients alike will read and understand. Simple, straight forward advice that everyone should read to make sure they keep on track - particularly the chapters around the long-term costs of debt and failing to manage one's cash flow.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Douglas N Seidel on Feb. 1 2012
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If you do your own taxes, this is must reading. It explains all the ways to handle and do your taxes while minimizing what you pay. there is extra information on how to save for the next year with advice on tax planning.
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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful By JoeCollant on Jan. 2 2012
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I found the book over simplistic and not very useful. The content was written at a high school level with a considerable number of errors which was annoying to read.
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