Articles Written By George Zador

Financing Your Retirement

By George Zador on Aug 2, 2011

When I retired 10 years ago, like most people, I calculated the cost of living on the basis of 60-70 per cent pre-retirement income, a foundation still used today. It wasn’t too long before reality surfaced - nothing drastic, just “things” that were never given a heading in the old budget. Read more...

Lonely No More

By George Zador on Apr 1, 2011

I have known my good friend Paul for almost 45 years, and when I met him recently for one of our suds and snacks, boys-only afternoons, he was just a couple of days past his 20th wedding anniversary; the date in 1990 I remembered well. Read more...

Riding the Rails

By George Zador on Aug 26, 2010

Travel by train across the continent was always on our "bucket list" and when the invitation came for a long overdue family visit to Ottawa, my wife and I thought it was a great opportunity to fly there and take the train back. Why not see if "getting there is half the fun?" Read more...

My Olympic Legacy

By George Zador on Aug 3, 2010

Anyone living in Greater Vancouver knows that $500,000 doesn't buy much of a home these days. Lucky if your abode was acquired before home ownership became an almost prohibitive expenditure. Read more...

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