Investments

RRSPs vs. TFSAs

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

In 2009, the federal government introduced the Tax Free Savings Account or TFSA to great fanfare. The TFSA...

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Taxation

Managing Your Severance

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

Losing a job can be one of the most emotionally traumatic experiences you will ever have. Whether it...

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Estate Planning

Planning Funeral Arrangements

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

My stepmother recently lost her dear old Aunt after a long illness. As the closest relative, Dorothy was...

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Investments

Disability Savings Plans

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Melissa Allan

Registered Disability Savings Plans, or RDSPs, were introduced by our federal government in 2008 and the benefits are...

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Estate Planning

Bypassing Probate

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

Probate is a court procedure for “proving a will”, essentially establishing that it is the deceased’s last will...

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Insurance

Nova Scotia Pharmacare

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Melissa Allan

I often get approached by clients and friends regarding health insurance in retirement and if people should consider...

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Estate Planning

The "Gift" of your Funeral Bill

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Melissa Allan

In my line of work, I deal with death and illness a lot. The fact is we are...

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Education Savings

Assessing Your Education Savings Needs

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Fidelity Investments

How much will post-secondary education cost you? The answer to this question will depend on many factors. To...

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Debt/Finances

Reverse Budgeting

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

In today's busy world, there are many conflicting demands for one's financial resources. Meeting the ever-rising cost of...

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