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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?

Time for a Leadership Reboot: What’s Your Passion Statement?

Posted: June 05, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , DAC, self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, entrepreneur, Executive Business Builder Program, education for entrepreneurs, leadership development, leadership retreat, Executive Business Builder Retreat, leadership course, business building, passion statement, personal mission statement, business goals, career goals

Your passion statement is all about the “why?” When’s the last time you took the time to reconsider why you do what you do?  Whether you’re a proprietor or have leadership aspirations to grow your career, this is the driving force that is the basis of your business goals. Join Knowledge Bureau to recommit to your life’s work at November’s Business Builder Retreat.

Secrets to Wealth: Real Estate and Entrepreneurship

Posted: May 29, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, High Net Worth, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, distinguished advisor conference, retirement income, financial education, entrepreneur, leadership development, Business Builder Retreat, Canada's wealth, Business Builder Program, leadrship retreat, leadership course

According to the 2016 Survey of Financial Security, released in December of 2017, median net worth increased in Canada by 14.7 percent since 2012. The big ticket to success? Turns out, it’s real estate, pensions and according to other studies, entrepreneurship.

Succession Planning: It Hinges on Leadership Development

Posted: May 22, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Writing Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, succession planning, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, Small Business, retirement income, entrepreneur, Executive Business Builder Program, leadership training, business courses, online education, leadership development, intergenerational transfer, proprietor

As Canadian baby boomers retire, it’s been estimated that $10 Trillion in small-business assets will change hands in Canada over the course of a decade*. We’re entering the peak point of this transition, according to economic forecasting, between now and 2025. Canadian business owners, in particular, have a lot to lose, if their succession planning is left on the back burner:  their retirement security.