Education Savings

Your Education Savings Plan

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Fidelity Investments

With a thorough understanding of your education savings needs and the options available, you and your...

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Investments

Charitable Giving

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Melissa Allan

Charitable giving has become increasingly popular in Canada within the last decade. Many people are unsure of what...

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Taxation

Living Common-Law

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

My friend's 25-year-old son just suffered the heartbreak of a relationship breakdown. The young couple had been living...

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Retirement Planning

Planning Your Retirement Income

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

Whether retirement is imminent, or still many years away, it's never too early to sit down and start...

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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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