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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Are You Working From Home?

Working from home has become the new reality for many office workers. If you are new to the work-from-home (WFH) experience, keep in mind that there may be potential tax benefits....

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Market Brief - April 24, 2020

As COVID slows down and markets stabilize the real history-making news this week comes from WTI May oil contracts closing negatively for the first time ever....

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Market Brief - April 3, 2020

Review of the first Quarter 2020, what to expect in the near-term, followed by tips to weather this period....

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