Nine harsh realities and nine practical solutions from Gordon Pape, Canadas trusted and widely read financial expert In this hard-hitting new book, personal finance expert Gordon Pape zeroes in on the realities of retirement that confront Canadians, including collapsing pension plans, a tax system that works against us, pitiful savings rates, and the fact that there are no safe investments. What lies ahead is a series of wrenching changes to our retirement system as governments and corporations struggle to cope with a tidal wave of harsh economic, demographic, and social realities. But it is not all doom and gloom if you take control of your money now! With his trademark take-action advice, Pape helps you to understand the realities of retirement and offers practical solutions for protecting your familys future in a rapidly changing world. If you want to ensure that you have enough money for retirement, Papes approach to finance will teach you how to create a financial plan that works, pay off debt (and stay debt free), invest wisely, understand your pension plan, minimize taxes, and more. In these lean times, Retirements Harsh New Realities is a must-read for all Canadians. Take control and learn how to protect your future.