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

Posted: June 12, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , 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

Posted: June 12, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , 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: June 12, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , 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?

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

Posted: June 12, 2018 By : Knowledge bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , 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

Posted: June 12, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , 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:

Interest and Inflation Rate Hikes Ahead? Time to Manage Real Wealth

Posted: June 05, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Debt Management, Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Bank of canada, Evelyn Jacks, Canadian economy, wealth management, interest rate, inflation, financial education, Real Wealth Manager, mortgage stress test, mortgage rate, credit card interest, debt courses

After holding interest rates at 1.25 percent since January, the Bank of Canada appears ready for raise the rate in its next announcement, July 11, when many economists expect it to increase to 1.5 percent. This small jump could affect millions of Canadians and is an opportunity for advisors and clients to lean in and plan for change.