Reminder - Invest in an RRSP

A reminder the RRSP deadline is approaching - here are some quick facts about these plans and how best to use them....

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Benefits of a Spousal RRSP

If you have a spouse/common-law partner, a spousal RRSP may provide an opportunity to income split if they are expected to be in a lower tax bracket later on....

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For 2021: Continue to Look Forward

Amidst the ups and what seem like mostly downs of 2020, there has been light shining from the North. Despite the difficult circumstances we have faced, there are many bright spots to reflect on as we look forward....

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TFSA - Naming Different Beneficiaries

Learn about the different kinds of TFSA beneficiary designations and what's right for your account...

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The Role of the Executor: A Large One

Have you been named as an executor/ estate representative/ liquidator/ estate trustee of someone's estate? If so, you have been entrusted with a very important role....

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Change: The Only Constant

Change has always been inevitable, but as a result of the pandemic, it may feel particularly unprecedented. Covid-19 has created a rapidly changing environment, ushering in a new era of digitization, deglobalization and debt....

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Changes to the 2020 RRIF Withdrawal Factors

Back in March, the Federal Government reduced the 2020 minimum withdrawal amounts to RRIFs (Registered Retirement Income Funds) by 25 percent "in recognition of volatile market conditions and their impact on many seniors' retirement savings"....

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Market Brief - July 3, 2020

Equities were higher in June, with the S&P/TSX index having its best quarter since Q2 2009. Since 1983, the TSX has had just 4 quarters where returns were 15% or greater. In each of the subsequent quarters the Canadian market was always higher....

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Market Brief - June 5, 2020

We're looking at one hundred days since equity markets hit all-time highs and then did an about-face and ran into bear market territory. As stocks continue to move higher and higher, many of us are wondering where is all this fuel coming from?...

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Market Brief - May 25, 2020

Crude oil prices were lower after strong recent gains as the summer driving season begins. Upbeat vaccine developments kicked off US markets soaring up near 4%....

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