IMF Predicts Slowing Growth for Canada: What Can You Do About It?

By: Evelyn Jacks Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Real Wealth Management, Financial Literacy, DAC, knowledge bureau, interest rates, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, debt and cash flow management, Canadian economy, wealth management, entrepreneur, online education, NAFTA, Canada's competitivementss, cross-border trade, US, Trump US tax, real estatte market, economic trenda
The IMF predicts that if Canada and the U.S. fail to reach agreement on NAFTA, Canada’s competitiveness could take a serious hit, resulting in a drop of 0.4 percentage points or more in GDP. Donald Trump’s tweets about Justin Trudeau could further dampen the outlook. But, astute financial advisors can help clients meet their goals in these difficult times by staying on course.

Marijuana Legalization Looming: Employers Seek Clarity on New Laws

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers Posted in: Strategic Thinking, DAC, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, entrepreneur, leadership courses, Executive Business Builder Program, marijuana legalization, Business Builder Retreat, leadership issues, cannabis in canada, business law, legal education, employment law, Philippe Richer, TLR Law, Manitoba lawyer, Business Law course
Tread lightly into new, uncharted territory: it’s good advice as marijuana legalization is set to occur on July 1, 2018. But many Canadian employers and their staff are still unclear about the legal implications. Now, we have some more answers from Manitoba lawyer Philippe Richer.

Advisors Uncertain About Their Future: Finding New Direction

Posted in: Strategic Thinking, knowledge bureau, succession planning, Evelyn Jacks, financial advisors, tax advisors, tax education, entrepreneur, artificial intelligence, Executive Business Builder Program, online education, Real Wealth Managers, leadership development, corporate culture, Business Builder Retreat, holistic wealth management, transitioning a business, Fundamentals of Succession Planning
A new study shows that change in the financial services is leaving many advisors feeling unsettled and insecure about the future of their firms. If you’re one of them, exactly what are the solutions that can provide meaningful help to you?

DAC 2018: Dr. Jack Mintz to Address Canada’s Competitiveness

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers Posted in: Strategic Thinking, DAC, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, distinguished advisor conference, wealth management, cross border taxation, CE summits, business taxation, NAFTA, Dr. Jack Mointz, Canada's competitiveness, cross border trade, global portfolio management, working abroad
After decades of calm, the issue of competitiveness is front and centre for Canada. To address the best interests of your clients, your deeper knowledge about the emerging North American tax and trade reforms will serve you well, and there is no better person to help you interpret the changes than DAC Keynote speaker, celebrated tax expert and economist Dr. Jack Mintz.

Sneak Peek! Dig Deep and Overcome A.I. Risks with Tax Prep Value-Adds

By : Knowledge bureau Staff Writers Posted in: Strategic Thinking, tax preparation, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, advanced tax preparation, self-study programs, tax education, tax software, online courses, online education, family tax, artifical intelligence, value-add
The most professional tax practitioners are those who have excellent investigative skills in conducting the most exhaustive client interviews, and the best research skills in knowing when and where to look for help. Would you like to hone your skills and become one of them?

People in the News – David Booth

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers Posted in: Strategic Thinking, tax preparation, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, personal tax preparation, tax course, tax education, people in the news, self study online, testimonial
Accredited CGA and CPA David Booth recently took Intermediate Personal Tax Preparation and had the following to say about his experience: