5 Ways To Prepare Your Executor Before You Die

We know how important it is to have an estate plan, including a will, but it’s also a good idea to have a thorough letter of guidance to your executor(s) regarding how they should go about finding your assets and dealing with them. Where do you do your day-to-day...

So You’ve Been Asked To Be An Executor

At some point you may be approached by a family member or friend to act as the executor of their estate. Do you know what to do? Some people consider it an honour and personally gratifying to take responsibility for ensuring that their loved one’s final wishes are...

Retirement Planning For Late Starters

We’re always hearing dire warnings about how woefully unprepared boomers are for retirement. An Ipsos-Reid survey done for CGA-Canada reports that 25% of their respondents have never made a savings contribution and 29% said they had no money left over to save after...

Money Trade-Offs And Opportunity Costs

Newly engaged Jared and Maryam are excited to be planning their future wedding. The average cost of a wedding in Canada in 2017 was over $42,000. That’s a lot of money for a party. They could go all out and have the wedding of their dreams and conform to what’s...
May Is A Good Month To Do These Things

May Is A Good Month To Do These Things

In the early 1990’s, a phrase came into being: “The Mother of all….” to mean the ultimate. This is a nod to the power of motherhood. Mother’s Day is a salute to all moms. Caring children make it a point to pamper their mothers with gifts, brunch or breakfast in bed....

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