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Digital World Estate Planning

Digital World Estate Planning

November 5th 2019

As we all know, one of the main components of Estate Planning is preparing a Will so that one’s estate is distributed according to one’s wishes.  Gone are the days where a trail of paperwork leads an executor to the deceased’s bank accounts, credit cards or bills.

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Why it's so important to have a will

Why it's so important to have a will

October 2019 by Betty Anne Flynn

Over 50 percent of adult Canadians do not have a will.  That’s a scary number given the reality of passing away without one. Unfortunately, I have personally heard many heartbreaking stories where this is the case. 

 

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Repost: Advice on how to prep for back to school season

Repost: Advice on how to prep for back to school season

September 4th 2019

Sending your child off to university or college will be an emotional event, likely for both of you. You will likely be both ecstatic at the fun times ahead or teary at the end of an era. 

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Mortgage Basics

Mortgage Basics

July 10th 2019

You are looking to buy a home or condo but you aren’t exactly sure how mortgages work. Before diving into the real estate market head on, take a minute to understand what you are getting yourself into.

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How to plan a vacation on a budget

How to plan a vacation on a budget

June 10th 2019

With hot summer weather just around the corner and the vacation calendar at work filling up fast, now is a great time to start thinking about your summer destinations.

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3 ways to reduce money related stress

3 ways to reduce money related stress

May 17th 2019

Stressing about money is never fun and building an emergency fund or savings can be difficult.

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4 Great things to do with your tax return!

4 Great things to do with your tax return!

April 8th 2019

It’s that time again – tax season! Are you one of the lucky ones that will be receiving a refund this year? If yes, enjoy getting your hard-earned money back. 

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Fraud Prevention Month –  Debit Card Fraud

Fraud Prevention Month – Debit Card Fraud

March 14th 2019

It’s March and that means it’s Fraud Prevention Month! Not only is this something we should be focusing on for the month of March, but all year round.  

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RRSP Basics

RRSP Basics

February 25th 2019

With the deadline for your 2018 RRSP contribution around the corner (March 1st 2019), this is a great time to remind you of the benefits of contributing money into your RRSP each year! 

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RRSP Focus - Q&A with our Certified Financial Planner

RRSP Focus - Q&A with our Certified Financial Planner

February 7th 2019

We sat down with our Certified Financial Planner to talk about some of the most common questions our members have about RRSPs. 

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