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Beware the Retirement Risk Zone!

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The biggest fear for many Canadians in or near retirement is outliving their savings. This is followed by the fear …

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Keeping Good Employees In A Competitive Labour Market

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The latest Canadian jobs report shows that over 90% of new jobs created last year were in Alberta. Fueled primarily …

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Understanding a Holding Company

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If you’re currently incorporated, operate more than one type of business or farm, there may be important benefits to understanding …

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Farming Is Big Business


This article is hosted on CAFA’s website but doesn’t load consistently in all browsers so we re-published it here for your …

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Financial Advisor Checklist

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We strive to keep up-to-date with client portfolios throughout the year, which involves making the effort to discover changing priorities, …

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Life Is What Happens When

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Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans – John Lennon That famous quote by John Lennon …

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Prepare for Rising Interest Rates

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The Governor of the Bank of Canada expects low interest rates will be here well into 2015, and notes that …

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Debt Is a Low Priority

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For many Canadians, debt is a low priority and tends to viewed simply as monthly payments. Interest rates have been …

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5 Simple Rules to Financial Success

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I’ve just finished reading Preet Banerjee’s new book “Stop Over-Thinking Your Money.”  I was very impressed with these simple and …

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You’re Richer Than You Think – Not!


Every time I see the, “You’re richer than you think” ad I get mad, because it’s a blatant misstatement of …

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Tax-Free Savings Account Guide for Individuals

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The following information is taken in part from the document, Tax-Free Savings Account Guide (TFSA) for Individuals on the CRA …

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Life used to be simple.  RRSPs were the only way to go because everyone said so — your TV, your …

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Planning to Sell Your Farm or Small Business


Recent Statistics Canada information shows that over 70% of all farms and small businesses will be sold or rolled to …

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Conserve or Equalize Your Estate with an Estate Bond

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An estate bond is a tax-efficient strategy that immediately increases the value of your estate.  More importantly, it allows you …

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Tis the Season For Holiday Scams!

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As we approach the Christmas holiday shopping frenzy, Canadians are worried about more than blowing their budgets this season.  They …

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Don’t Be A Turkey When It Comes To Investing!

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This advice appeared in a recent special feature by Calgary-based Mawer Global Investment Research in the December/January 2014 issue of …

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Some Current Financial Market Comments


As we count down to the end of 2013 I thought it might be useful to pass on some financial …

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Are You Fully Protected Before You Travel?


According to a recent survey, only about half of Canadians aged 50 and over bother to check their insurance coverage …

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