Importance Of Good Financial Advice

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2016 has been quite the year so far.  The economy has slowed down considerably, the political landscape in this country is shaky at best; and many people have unfortunately been laid off from their jobs.  While there are small signs of a recovery in the oil patch, there are still signs that the economy will continue to struggle for the …

Budget 2016 Highlights and Lowlights

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Budget 2016 saw some significant changes by the Liberal Government that has a large impact on many segments of the Canadian population.  Below are some highlights and ‘lowlights’ (is that even a word?) about the budget.  Your Trusted Saskatoon Financial Planner can help you navigate the ever-changing world of investing and taxation.  Contact me for your free, complimentary review!   …

First time life insurance buying tips

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Are you looking at life insurance for the first time? From new families, new home owners, to business owners, life insurance can be one of the single most important products you can buy to protect yourself.    You’re probably asking yourself, “how much do I need?”   “What kind of policy is best?” and “Which company should I buy from?” …

Fee disclosure and what it means for you, CRM2

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By Curtis Haigh – Financial Advisor – February 11th 2015 – There has been a lot of buzz in the financial services industry over the last year or so about a new level of transparency for advisors, fund companies, and investment dealers.  The buzz surrounds a new level of transparency known as the “Client Relationship Model, Phase 2 – or …

RRSP Tips and Deadlines

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RRSP Season is here, as financial advisors prepare for another busy season, I wanted to give YOU some important information on RRSP’s, limits; and deadlines to help prepare you to make your investment decisions a bit easier.  The RRSP deadline for tax year 2014 is March 2nd 2015.  If you are looking to reduce your income tax payable (subject to …

Protecting your business with buy-sell insurance

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While business owners may include a buy-sell provision in their shareholder agreement, many small business owners do not know what a buy-sell agreement is, and how simple it can be to set up. Buy-Sell insurance provides funds for buying out the ownership interest of a partner when he or she dies or becomes disabled. With an unexpected death of a …

Market Commentary – Will History Repeat Itself?

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Market Commentary – will history repeat itself?   It was 2007, the United States housing market was at an all-time high; and interest on those homes rates were at an all-time-low. The stock market was on fire, reaching new highs on a daily basis. Unemployment was at historical lows, you could buy a home with little to no income, and …

Alternative Assets.. What your advisor does not want you to know.

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Today’s global markets are very complex, and most often controlled by ‘emotion‘, and ‘hype‘! Your investment plan could be entirely in the hands of a volatile stock market at record highs, and you could have little control over who manages your money.   We believe it is important to take charge of your portfolio. Now could be a great time to …

Precision Financial shares a tip for employers

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Saskatoon financial advisor Curtis Haigh Precision Financial shares a tip for employers Curtis Haigh has built a reputation in Saskatoon for offering great advice, consistent client communication, and always putting clients’ interests first. Precision Financial is a fully licensed Life Insurance Agency with a team of excellent advisors spanning the entire province of Saskatchewan, specializing in Life, Disability and Mortgage …