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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 If you have previously withdrawn from your...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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The Gift of Education

Did you know that over 95% of parents in Canada say they want their child to attend some form of post-secondary education? If you think about that for a minute, you will most likely come up with obvious reasons why parents feel this way. Statistics show that by...

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Why doing nothing is so hard to do

Remember: Patience is a virtue Although the best investors understand the importance of patience, it is one of the most difficult skills to learn as an investor and portfolio manager. You’ll often hear the expression “patience pays off”, but what does that actually...

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US Election and the Stock Market

As our neighbours to the south go to the polls today, we thought that it would be timely to look at the impact that US Elections have HAD on your investments and THE financial markets as a whole. Every four years, investors inevitably focus on the possible outcomes of...

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Time is money

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it ... he who doesn't ... pays it. - Albert Einstein Even in the early 20th Century, Albert Einstein knew that compound interest had the potential to change lives. It is suggested that...

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Life Insurance to Protect Your Mortgage

As Financial Planners in Cornwall, one area we can add a great deal of value for clients is managing risk, especially as it relates to Life Insurance and estate planning.  With Life Insurance, people generally focus on two primary attributes – the premium and the...

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Looking Back to Move Forward

We are now past the end of the third quarter in what continues to be an eventful year for not only our health, but financial markets and the economy as well. In light of all that investors have been through, we thought it might be worthwhile to briefly summarize where...

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Stock Market Movements – A Simple Explanation?

With large single day stock market moves of up to 10% or more earlier this year, some of us may have been asking the question…WHY? It is common for investors to crave simple explanations for stock market movements, perhaps searching for a sense of certainty, in a...

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Focus On What You Can Control

We’re entering our second month of the COVID-19 pandemic and it continues to have a lasting impact on all parts of life. New daily routines have been established, as we all do our part to flatten the curve. Instead of panicking, it’s better to step back and focus on...

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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...

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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...

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Our Clients

Their honesty and customer service is right up there, with the knowledge and recommendations on where investments should be made. When it’s time for a change Tim is always honest with us on where any changes should be made.

Janet McDonald

To me, it is their personalized service. When something happens, you can go in and discuss your options. The whole team knows your plans, listens to your needs, and can help you make adjustments.

Richard Dumoulin

They are very courteous, friendly and find them very professional. They are good at taking care of time sensitive matters and you get a general sense of being taken care of.

Ginny Blair

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.


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.