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Boomers at Risk: Nudging Young Generations Towards Financial Independence

Posted: December 04, 2018 By : Beth Graddon
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , succession planning, retirement planning, Millennials, family wealth, Baby Boomer

One-third of parents of millennials say that their children are a financial strain that could ultimately take a toll on their own retirement. That’s the ongoing challenge that the boomers face. When it comes to managing their money, this generation needs to nudge their millennials towards financial independence or place their own retirement plans at risk.

Retirees Returning to the Workforce: Understanding Employment Trends and Debt

Posted: May 08, 2018 By : Marcia Elaschuk
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Debt Management, Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax savings, financial education, Baby Boomers, Marcia Elaschuk, job opportunities, employment statistics, retirees, employment trends, budget

One third of Canadian retirees are in debt to the tune of $19,000, on average. In fact, more retirees are returning to the workforce to address these debt levels and improve standards of living later in life. Now more than ever, especially with interest rates on mortgages and tax debt rising, addressing debt management is an integral part of professional tax accounting and financial planning services.

Retirement Planning: Four Tax-Efficient Income Options

Posted: April 16, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, Estate Planning, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, tax efficient retirement income planning, tax courses, individual pension plan, Registered Disability Savings Plan, retirement income, pooled retirement pension plan, financial education, retirement benefits, online education, online campus, Baby Boomer, foreign pension, Retirement and Estate Services Specialist

Have you explored all of the tax-efficient income options available to generate consistent income that will provide for your retirement needs and wants? If you’re a Boomer challenged to find tax-efficient options, discuss these four alternative sources with your tax advisor today.

Before You Leave Tax Season: Check out the New CPP Costs for 2019

Posted: April 16, 2018 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, Estate Planning, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, tax efficient retirement income planning, tax courses, individual pension plan, Registered Disability Savings Plan, retirement income, pooled retirement pension plan, financial education, retirement benefits, online education, online campus, Baby Boomer, foreign pension, Retirement and Estate Services Specialist

If you’re a pre-retiree, don’t put your tax affairs to bed yet—especially if you plan to apply for CPP benefits in the near future! Starting January 1, 2019, there will be many changes to the rules. Here’s what you need to know.

Retirement Planning: Make Sure Your Advice Keeps Up with Your Clients

Posted: December 05, 2017 By : Doug Nelson
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Debt Management, Financial Literacy, Financial Advisor, investments, knowledge bureau, statistics canada, Evelyn Jacks, rrsp, tax courses, retirement planning courses, tax advisor, retirement income, wealth management, doug nelson, financial education, Baby Boomers, year-end planning, retirement plan

According to recent census data from Statistics Canada, the baby boomers continue to live life on their own terms, especially as they approach and surpass the traditional retirement age, but they are working longer, supporting adult children and often they are also in debt. The provides opportunities for interaction with retirement specialists.