It’s an election year, but it’s also a year when markets have been volatile. We know it’s been difficult to follow all of the parties’ promises while keeping up with client concerns.

So, we’ve done it for you. quizzed the four federal parties on the topics that affect you most.

You’ll find the answers here:

Use these pieces to inform your client conversations. And, for more on why it’s important to put election promises into context for clients, read deputy editor Melissa Shin’s editorial.

To share with clients: Voting basics

On Advisor to Client, we’ve put together two helpful explainer articles:

  1. Everything you need to know to vote in the October 19 election
  2. An election economic glossary to help clients understand terms like “middle class” and “deficit”

Additional resources

Clients don’t know where they stand politically? Send them this Policy Face-off Machine to help them figure it out.

And for clients interested in more than just money, our friends at Maclean’s have created a series of primers on topics such as:

Our friends at Chatelaine have asked the four federal leaders about their stances on women’s issues.

Finally, stay informed by following election news on VoteCanada2015.

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