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Canadians are thinking about a retirement reset

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Canadians are thinking about a retirement reset According to a new poll by RBC dubbed the 2021 RBC Retirement Myths & Realities Poll, it states that 18% of Canadian respondents aged 50+ have now hit the pause button on retirement, with Alberta being the highest at 33%. Respondents stated that the pandemic has caused them to hit the pause button …

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6 habits to keep you on financial track in 2020

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Almost 3 months into 2020 and we’ve seen a wild ride so far. No matter where you look, there always seems to be some force of nature making news whether that be media, politics, environment or social issues. All of this information can overload us at times and detract from our long-term financial goals. As this is a financial blog, …

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What is an insured retirement plan, and do I need one?

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  This is a topic that comes out of the woodwork, almost every three or four years. Almost like clockwork, at least since I’ve been in the business.  The scenario is this, I get a call from a client or a prospective client and they proceed to tell me about this new strategy that they are being pitched that usually …

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Sudden Wealth Syndrome | Pitfalls and Possibilities

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Most of us know somebody who has “struck it rich”. Whether that be a high income promotion, winning the lottery, a divorce settlement; or an inheritance. Sudden Wealth Syndrome is a typical effect after a financial windfall. It can cause a sudden and unexpected life transition for individuals and families. For the most part, many people are not prepared or …