Taxation

2017 Income Tax Rates

Posted 12 May 2017 courtesy of Canada Revenue Agency

From 2015 there have been a few adjustments to the tax rates in place both federally and provincially....

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Investments

Investing Perspectives

Posted 04 May 2017 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU; Natalie LeBlanc

Investing your hard earned money is a decision that takes careful thought and planning, and the rationale behind...

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May 2017 Market Watch

Posted 01 May 2017 by Melissa Allan; Patricia Bell, PFP

Concerns about the future of North American trade regulation and tax reform are growing along with those in...

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Retirement Planning

Maximizing your Canada Pension Plan Income

Posted 25 Apr 2017 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is an important cornerstone in retirement income planning, designed to replace 25 percent...

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Retirement Planning

Start Saving Early

Posted 11 Apr 2017 courtesy of Great-West Life

Starting early is a great way to reach your long-term investment goals with the help of compound interest.

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Education Savings

The Canada Child Benefit Overview

Posted 06 Apr 2017 by Melissa Allan

Well it’s been a little over a year now since the Liberal government announced the end of the...

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Investments

The End of Canada Savings Bonds

Posted 28 Mar 2017 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The recent federal budget was fairly uneventful, with no new significant tax measures and limited new spending programs....

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Retirement Planning

More & More Canadians Dipping into RRSPs Early

Posted 14 Mar 2017 by Natalie LeBlanc

The second “R” in RRSP may stand for “Retirement,” but that’s not stopping a whopping 38% of Canadians...

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Debt/Finances

The 50-30-20 Rule of Budgeting

Posted 23 Feb 2017 by Natalie LeBlanc

Budgeting your expenses seems tedious or even unnecessary to some, but is a vital practice to those who...

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