All items in: Investment & Retirement

Prescribed Interest Rates Remain Unchanged

Posted: July 03, 2015 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Breaking News, Economic News, Investment & Retirement, Tax Planning
For the seventh quarter in a row, the prescribed interest rates remain unchanged. 

High Standard Upheld in Will Validity Challenge

Posted: June 09, 2015 By : Greer Jacks
Posted in: Your Professional Development, Investment & Retirement, Tax Planning
Back in 1851, a decision in Russel v. Jackson reasoned that when the validity of a Will is challenged, the solicitor’s file should be disclosed in certain circumstances to provide insight into the views and intentions of the testator, or the objects and purposes for which dispositions have been made in the Will.

Top 10 Reasons the TFSA Rocks!

Posted: May 12, 2015 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Your Professional Development, Investment & Retirement, Tax Planning
Despite political controversy, the TFSA has gained broad-based acceptance by 40% or 11 million average Canadians. 

Odds Are Good For Starting Your Own Business

Posted: May 12, 2015
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Investment & Retirement, Tax Planning
Thinking of making a big change in your career path?  Maybe it’s time to take control and be your own boss? 

Self-Employment:  The New Retirement Trend?

Posted: May 12, 2015
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Investment & Retirement, Tax Planning
Does anyone really need to retire anymore? 

New RRIF Planning Opportunities

Posted: May 05, 2015 By : Karen Milner
Posted in: Your Professional Development, Investment & Retirement
The recent April 21 Federal Budget introduced relaxed rules for mandatory withdrawals from a RRIF, effective in the 2015 and subsequent tax years.