So we had said yes to buying the condo in the sun of Puerto Vallarta, but at double the budget my wife and I had agreed upon. I had half the amount in our “Go Mad” account, but where would the rest come from? I was not going to cash in our retirement savings and stocks.
I had not been smart enough to join the civil service as a young man and so like most Canadians had no pension. However I expected to receive a small amount from a still very healthy aunt (98) who remembered that I had played . . .