Taxation

TFSA vs. RRSP part 2: When is one plan better?

Posted 28 Nov 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

As we've discussed in Part 1, the "better plan" usually depends on your individual situation. But are there...

Read More
Retirement Planning

TFSA vs. RRSP Part 1: Which Plan is Best?

Posted 21 Nov 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

There are many financial decisions before us as Canadians—do we pay down mortgage debt or invest in RRSPs?...

Read More
Insurance

Long Term Care Insurance

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by Melissa Allan

Have you thought about what your future will be like if you are not able to take care...

Read More
Retirement Planning

9 Reasons to Revisit your Retirement Plan

Posted 10 Nov 2014 courtesy of Fidelity Investments

An annual review will keep your retirement plan on track as your financial priorities change and you make...

Read More
Education Savings

Cutting Costs of Going to School

Posted 07 Nov 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

Parents who are packing their teenagers off to university or college usually are signing some big cheques. We...

Read More
Investments

Fall 2014's Market Correction

Posted 03 Nov 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

After a few years of relatively low volatility and steady growth, financial markets have recently become somewhat more...

Read More
Taxation

New Tax Breaks: Income Splitting

Posted 31 Oct 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

On October 30th, the Conservative government finally delivered on its promise to introduce family-oriented tax breaks once the...

Read More
Debt/Finances

First Time Home Buyers' Plan

Posted 30 Oct 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The first time Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) is a program where the government allows you and your partner...

Read More
Estate Planning

Should you accept the "Executor" Role?

Posted 28 Oct 2014 courtesy of Invesco

At some point in your lifetime you may be approached by a friend or a family member to...

Read More

View all Articles