Committed to providing solutions for your future needs.

Book a meeting


(877) 422-6346 x 513


Show all articles

Posts

Personal Wealth and Finance


Investor Insight

How market volatility can work for the investor

Volatility is when prices of stocks and equity funds increasingly shift in value up or down. When a low-volatility period is followed by increases in volatility, stock markets may begin to offer lower prices, which can effectually present lower priced fund units, both offering a buying opportunity for the investor.

 

More Recent Articles


Estate View

Tactical Capital Gains Tax Planning

Capital gains from a business, cottage, second residence, rental property, or non-registered investments are subject to taxation when the property is disposed of. How and when the property is disposed of requires serious consideration, as the tax implications can be enormous.

 

Registered Investments

Avoid RRSP Overcontributions

  The registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) is a tax-deductible retirement plan which gives flexible control of your investments in the account. Until age 71, you can contribute to your RRSP, or of your spousal/common-law partner to their age 71. …

 

Investor Insight

The Power of Women Investors

The incoming generation of investors will be younger and much more diverse, with women now partaking of an increasingly prominent role in building and growing family and personal wealth. This includes millennial women, single mothers, and entrepreneurial women owning or …

 

Life View

The Joy of Planned Giving

You don't need to be rich or famous to get involved—everyone can! For example, for just dollars a day you can help feed a child through World Vision. Talk to your advisor about the tax benefits of charitable donations.

 

Investor Insight

Why is portfolio strategy important?

Understand your risk tolerance Each of us has a personal level of risk tolerance which indicates how much risk one is willing to take while investing in markets that always go up and down. Your advisor can help you establish your own unique governing guideline.

 

Financial Viewpoint

Working out financial agreements with my fiscal partner

When establishing a financial strategy involving other stakeholders, such as paying down a mortgage, develop a written plan that all parties agree on. You can create written point-form agreements for each to sign in areas of investing, registered vehicle planning, debt repayment, etc.

 

Investor Insight

Empowering Wealth Creation for Millennials

Between the late-1970s and the mid-1990s, the most significant generation in the Canadian workforce referred to as millennials (or Generation Y) was born. As the largest generation by population size in North America, by 2025, three out of every four …

 

Estate View

Legacy Planning to Maximize your Life’s Influence.

It is important to plan the most efficient manner of leaving hard-earned assets to heirs. Try to attend to these concepts to maximize your legacy. Keep your testamentary trust (your will) updated. Without an updated will, deceased heirs may be …

 

Registered Investments

The Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) for Educational Planning

Facts about an RESP A Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a savings plan registered with the government that can help you save for your child’s post-secondary education. Money invested in an RESP grows tax-deferred. The government helps contribute to …

 

Life Insurance

Two income solutions if you are disabled

The individual should include some form of disability coverage to replace his or her income.

 

Newsletter tags