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Retirement Advice Key as Canadians Fall Short on Savings Goals

Posted: September 19, 2017 By : Tamar Satov
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue, Debt Management, Tax, Tax Planning, Debt, interest rates, Bank of canada, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, mortgage, tax courses, real estate, debt and cash flow management, retirement savings, CPP, retirement income calculator, CE summits, consumer debt, credit card debt, liquid assets, savings strategies, personal savings account, tax-efficient retirement income planning
Three-quarters of Canadians say they have saved 25 per cent or less of what they feel they need to retire, according to a Canadian Payroll Association survey. Financial advisors are well-positioned to help.

Canada “Celebrates” 100 Years of Income Tax

Posted: September 19, 2017
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue, CRA, tax court, knowledge bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, income tax act, Evelyn Jacks, income tax, tax courses, tax preparer, Canadian income tax, history of income tax, tax history, Income War Tax Act, income tax appellant process, notice of assessment, Tax Review Board, Superior Court of Record, Income Tax Appeal Board, Canada celebrations, important dates in Canada, Canadian history
National income tax is such a given in western economies that we lump it in with death as being unavoidable and portray the “Taxman” as some kind of grim reaper. But, in reality, federal income tax is a fairly recent invention — in Canada, we’ve just now reached the 100-year anniversary of the practice.

Life Purpose: Ideas vs Execution

Posted: September 19, 2017
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue, knowledge bureau, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, Executive Business Builders Program, business development, leadership
“Ideas are a commodity. Execution of them is not.” —Michael Dell, founder & CEO, Dell Technologies