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Giving Back During the Holidays

November 25, 2021

The holiday season is a popular time to reflect on the past year and donate to the causes you care about. These types of donations don’t just help people and organizations in need;...

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Should You Make Early Withdrawals from Your RRSP?

November 25, 2021

Getting the most out of your registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) isn’t just about maxing out your contribution limit every year. It’s also about carefully planning when to withdraw your savings. As a...

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A Quick Look at the Canada Child Benefit

September 26, 2021

If you’re raising children younger than 18, you may be entitled to monthly support  Of all the challenges that come with parenting, the financial challenge can be the hardest to overcome. Fortunately, if...

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6 Steps to Protecting Your Wealth During Divorce

September 23, 2021

A divorce is one of the most difficult transitions you can go through. When you add uncertainty about money, that transition can get even more stressful. Here are six steps to help keep...

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The Unique Advantages of Health Care Spending Accounts

September 16, 2021

The Unique Advantages of Health Care Spending Accounts These accounts can pay you back for qualified health care expenses A health care spending account (HCSA), also known as a health spending account (HSA),...

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Will you be my executor? 5 things to know before you decide on who to make your executor

September 16, 2021

Where there’s a will, there’s usually at least one executor – a critical role whose mandate is, as the title suggests, to execute your instructions on the distribution of your property after you...

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Making financial advice a family matter

September 2, 2021

Financial advisor Elke Rubach, right, enjoys beach time with Emily Strike. Rubach mentors Strike, whom she met through Fashion Heals for Sick Kids. Photo by Christopher Lawson Elke Rubach was a successful lawyer...

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4 Risks That Can Impact Your Retirement

August 9, 2021

Even with careful planning and diligent saving, some parts of retirement planning are out of your control. Factors like longevity, rising medical costs and the ups and downs of the market can have...

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5 Tips for Reviewing an Early Retirement Offer

August 3, 2021

You’ve spent years planning and saving for your retirement. And then, out of the blue, your employer hands you an early retirement offer that could change everything. An early retirement, or “voluntary severance,”...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments

July 8, 2021

Alternatives are investment options beyond the typical stocks, bonds and cash found in most portfolios. They can be tangible assets like precious metals, or they could be financial assets like private equity or...

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RRSPs and TFSAs: Which is Best for You?

June 27, 2021

Registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) and tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) are tax-advantaged accounts that can help you boost your retirement savings. Both accounts are designed for long-term growth, but they differ in how...

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Automated Investing vs. Human Guidance

June 24, 2021

When you’re looking for help managing your investment portfolio, you have a decision to make: Should you work with a financial advisor or a robo-advisor? A financial advisor is a professional specializing in...

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