5 Safe Investment Strategies

5 Safe Investment Strategies

Are you looking to create an investment portfolio that offers substantial returns and low risk? Follow these tips for safe investment strategies that our financial planners use to get clients maximum returns on their investments. Compound Earnings If you want your money to grow significantly, you need to set it up to compound returns. How […]

5 Tax Refunds that Parents Can Take Advantage of

5 Tax Refunds that Parents Can Take Advantage of

Are you missing out on significant tax refunds? According to Turbo Tax, only seven percent of Canadians take advantage of childcare related tax credits. In fact, some people are missing out on up to $8,000 per year in rebates. To put more money back in your pocket and save thousands every year, here are five […]

Self-Employed? Here Are 5 Tips to Help Nail Your Taxes

Self-Employed? Here Are 5 Tips to Help Nail Your Taxes

Being your own boss has its perks, but it also comes with additional responsibilities. Taxes, being one of them, can be particularly complicated and confusing when you’re self-employed. It’s wise to talk to a professional who can help you plan, organize, and submit your forms to avoid penalties from the CRA. If you’re in need […]

6 Common Myths About the Canadian Tax System

6 Common Myths About the Canadian Tax System

No one is exempt from paying taxes in Canada! Surprisingly though, many Canadian citizens aren’t’ fully aware of how the tax system work – they have a general knowledge and know how much they are taxed – but they don’t really understand the details. Many people actually believe common myths that have been kept alive […]

How Does Estate Planning Reduce Probate and Taxes?

How Does Estate Planning Reduce Probate and Taxes?

Do you know what happens to your estate after you pass away? After death, your executor is responsible for securing all your assets, paying your debts, and applying for probate. Although there isn’t an estate tax in Canada, there are other fees that exist to process and probate your will. And like all other debts, […]

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