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Capital gains from a business, cottage, second residence, rental property, or non-registered investments are subject to taxation when the property is disposed of. How and when the property is disposed of requires serious consideration, as the tax implications can be enormous.
Article re-published* by AdviceonMedia, May 1, 2019 The closing day is the day when you finally achieve your goal—you take legal possession and finally get to call your new house your own. You are sure to feel great relief and …
The registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) is a tax-deductible retirement plan which gives flexible control of your investments in the account. Until age 71, you can contribute to your RRSP, or of your spousal/common-law partner to their age 71. …
The incoming generation of investors will be younger and much more diverse, with women now partaking of an increasingly prominent role in building and growing family and personal wealth. This includes millennial women, single mothers, and entrepreneurial women owning or …
You don't need to be rich or famous to get involved—everyone can! For example, for just dollars a day you can help feed a child through World Vision. Talk to your advisor about the tax benefits of charitable donations.
Buying a home, can be one of your most important investments. Here are a few tips on buying a home:
Understand your risk tolerance Each of us has a personal level of risk tolerance which indicates how much risk one is willing to take while investing in markets that always go up and down. Your advisor can help you establish your own unique governing guideline.
When establishing a financial strategy involving other stakeholders, such as paying down a mortgage, develop a written plan that all parties agree on. You can create written point-form agreements for each to sign in areas of investing, registered vehicle planning, debt repayment, etc.
Between the late-1970s and the mid-1990s, the most significant generation in the Canadian workforce referred to as millennials (or Generation Y) was born. As the largest generation by population size in North America, by 2025, three out of every four …
It is important to plan the most efficient manner of leaving hard-earned assets to heirs. Try to attend to these concepts to maximize your legacy. Keep your testamentary trust (your will) updated. Without an updated will, deceased heirs may be …
Facts about an RESP A Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a savings plan registered with the government that can help you save for your child’s post-secondary education. Money invested in an RESP grows tax-deferred. The government helps contribute to …
The individual should include some form of disability coverage to replace his or her income.
Many people cannot stand the risk of not knowing if their mortgage rate is going to climb higher due to rising interest rates.