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Do I need Life Insurance?

One discussion we seem to run into over and over again is the need for life insurance. It seems like a pretty simple question, but many Canadians fail to address the need for life insurance until it is too late.  It is one of the most misunderstood products in...

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Federal Budget 2021 update

Monday afternoon the Federal government released its 2021 Federal Budget: A recovery plan for Jobs, Growth and Resilience – outlining its policies to continue the fight against COVID-19 and to “build back better”. The program spending and tax measures announced are...

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One Year Later

On March 20th 2020, the S&P500 index (a main stock market reference to judge the US economy) was down 34% from its previous high reached that February. During that span, we witnessed one of the most volatile stretches in stock market history.  The pandemic...

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Steps to Lower Your Income Taxes Next Year

Income tax season is now upon us… the time of year where your mailboxes have filled up with tax slips and receipts as you gather your documents to prepare your 2020 tax returns. We can hear the angst in client’s voices when they ask our advisors “so, do I owe more...

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“Retire up to 30% Wealthier?”

With the Super Bowl “kicking” off this past weekend, no doubt many of you witnessed the continued obsession self-directed platforms put on “Retiring 30% Wealthier”. If you have seen these ads, it would suggest you would do well with them. The constant undermining of...

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2021 – Take Steps Towards Financial Independence

Going into 2021, we challenge you to do two things: focus on your physical health and take steps towards becoming financially fit. The first goes without saying, health is one of the most important things we have. Without our health, our finances (and almost anything...

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2021 TFSA Limits Announced

The new Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit for 2021 has now been released, and it is $6,000, which is consistent with the previous two years. This will bring the TFSA dollar limit from $69,500 to $75,500. If you have previously withdrawn from your...

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Top questions to ask a financial advisor

With many hundreds of billions of dollars circling the globe every day, financial markets are becoming increasingly complex. Given this, it only makes sense that your investments should be fully researched and followed on an ongoing basis by someone with the expertise...

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It is our strong belief that to be successful in reaching your goals it is necessary to have a plan in place and to follow a process. That is, to make your life and financial decisions not by accident but by design.

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Do I need Life Insurance?

One discussion we seem to run into over and over again is the need for life insurance. It seems like a pretty simple question, but many Canadians fail to address the need for life insurance until it...

read more

Federal Budget 2021 update

Monday afternoon the Federal government released its 2021 Federal Budget: A recovery plan for Jobs, Growth and Resilience – outlining its policies to continue the fight against COVID-19 and to...

read more

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The fact they take time to discuss with you their knowledge base, they give you all the options then give you their opinion and let YOU make the final decision.

Elisabeth 

Their integrity and 1-on-1 communication skills, always personable. Tim and his team make you feel comfortable no matter how much you are investing.

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