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The real value of life insurance

When you buy life insurance, you are not paying for just a product. You’re helping to invest in the comfort of knowing that the financial security of your dependents has been taken care of, even if you are not here to provide it. If your household is like many, no matter what your income level, [...]

Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFIC’S)

IT'S A TAXING ISSUE As more and more information surfaces, we are all realizing that FATCA is for real.   For anyone who is a US Person (defined below), and is holding Non-registered mutual funds in Canada, it is ESSENTIAL that they are with a Fund Company who’s funds are Qualified Election Funds (QEF) and will [...]

By | 2016-10-31T13:56:05+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Financial Blog, Investments, TAX|0 Comments

RDSP – Registered Disability Savings Plan

Who qualifies for an RDSP? You qualify to be an RDSP beneficiary if you are a recipient of the Disability Tax Credit, a resident of Canada, less than age 60 and have a valid Social Insurance Number. Take advantage of Government help Canada Disability Savings Grant Through the CDSG, the Government deposits money into your [...]

By | 2016-10-31T13:56:05+00:00 March 10th, 2014|Financial Blog, RDSP, TAX|0 Comments

Fidelity Retirement Readiness Snapshot™

Fidelity Investments Retirement Readiness Snapshot is a fast, easy-to-use online calculator. It takes your answers to six simple questions and estimates: Your accumulated savings at the time you retire Your approximate income in the first year of retirement Within minutes, you'll know approximately where you stand. Fidelity Investments Retirement Readiness Snapshot lets you make some [...]

By | 2016-10-31T13:56:05+00:00 February 26th, 2014|Financial Blog, GIC, RIF, RRSP, Segregated Fund, Specialty Funds, TAX|0 Comments

WHO: Cancer cases to rise 57%

(CNN) -- Cancer cases are expected to surge 57% worldwide in the next 20 years, an imminent "human disaster" that will require a renewed focus on prevention to combat, according to the World Health Organization. The World Cancer Report, produced by the WHO's specialized cancer agency, predicts new cancer cases will rise from an estimated [...]

By | 2016-10-31T13:56:05+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Critical Illness, Financial Blog, Health, Life Insurance|0 Comments