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Are Business Conferences Tax Deductible?

Posted: September 25, 2017 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax credits, self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, tax deductions, employment expenses, tax education, financial education, professional development, financial conference, CE Summit, business conference, business expenses, business write-offs, professional development conference, conference tuition, travel deductions, Tuition Amount tax credit, Walter Harder

Costs incurred to attend a conference may be a deductible business expense. The cost of the tuition for the conference may also be deductible or be eligible for a non-refundable tax credit.

Life Purpose – What Makes A Genius?

Posted: September 25, 2017
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, financial education, professional development, entrepreneur, thought leaders, genius

“Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.”
—Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Thought Leaders: Do You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Posted: September 25, 2017 VIA: Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, professional development, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, Executive Business Builders Network, Executive Business Builders Program, career growth, business development, Breaking News, Practice Management, Strategic Thinking, EBBP, future-proof careers, current issue

Creating opportunities for the financial services industry to thrive despite current and upcoming threats, means recognizing and fostering the development of other innovative, creative and entrepreneurial minds. We’d like you to share your thoughts on our new Executive Business Builders Network.

Thought Leaders: What Characteristic Should Every Entrepreneur Possess?

Posted: September 19, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Breaking News, Practice Management, Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, professional development, entrepreneur, innovative thinking, thought leadership, Executive Business Builders Network, Executive Business Builders Program, career growth, business development, EBBP, future-proof careers

Our new Executive Business Builders Network features some of the best entrepreneurial minds in the financial services industry. As we band together to future-proof this industry and our careers through discussion, we’d also like your feedback.

Students Will Owe $30K by Graduation: Debt Management Critical

Posted: September 08, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Debt Management, Tax Planning, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, TFSA, RESP, rrsp, education savings, distinguished financial advisor, financial education, professional development, post-secondary education, CE Summit, student debt, student loans, CIBC poll, back-to-school, Marcia Elaschuk, consumer debt, reducing debt, debt solutions

Three-quarters (74 per cent) of Canadian post-secondary students believe they will need to supplement their schooling with more training after graduation, despite already spending on average $14,000 each year and expecting to owe $30,000 in debt by the time they complete their current program.