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With the physical distancing measures in place due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, many Canadians are now working from home. If working from home is new for you, you may be wondering whether there are any tax deductions you can claim. As well as which expenses would be eligible and what documentation would be required. Read More .tb_button...
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Separating from a spouse or common-law partner can be an emotionally difficult and complicated experience. Relationship breakdown is also one of the most significant, and often unexpected, financial planning risks a person can face. That’s why it’s critical that you understand how a separation or divorce may affect your financial well-being and succession plan. Read More .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:pointer;border-right: 1px solid...
With the odds so overwhelmingly in favour of gains, why do so many investors fight those odds trying to time the market? Market pullbacks are frequent and avoiding just a few of them could potentially add significantly to investment results. This white paper discusses 6 key considerations for long-term investing. Read More .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:pointer;border-right: 1px solid #8b8b8b;border-left: 1px solid #FFF;border-bottom...
COVID-19 has created an environment where concerns for our loved ones’ health and economic well-being are both top of mind. It’s also made many of us appreciate that we’re not invincible, and sometimes we can’t control the future. This resonates closely for families who have either lost a family member or are concerned about an elderly person in their life.
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Individuals can grant powers to others to manage their affairs in a number of different circumstances using various types of documents, often known as a power of attorney. Being appointed as a substitute decision-maker for someone’s financial affairs through a power of attorney is both an honour and an obligation.
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For many families, it is much more important to preserve the family cottage than any other asset. Those who want to leave the cottage to their children must plan for the tax consequences and disputes which may arise upon their death. The concepts here apply to any vacation property, including a ski chalet or condo.
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When an estate or gift is left to a child, it can be subject to a family property claim if the child later separates or divorces. But, there are ways to protect the inheritance, ensuring your child remains the sole beneficiary.