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Prepare for tax changes to your life insurance

New rules beginning January 1, 2017, will impact the taxation of Canadian life insurance policies.

  • By: John McKay
  • March 9, 2015 August 1, 2018
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Start a family conversation about elder care.

Start a family conversation about elder care

Starting a conversation about someone’s age is a sure way to be the least popular person in the room. But while this is a no-go…

Consider long-term care assistance

We’re living longer and — in many cases — enjoying unprecedented good health in old age, but that comes with a cost

What the right-to-die ruling means for you

State your views on physician-assisted suicide in your estate planning documents.

Do you take this prenuptial?

Second marriages, inheritances or sizeable retirement assets are a few of the many reasons why more Canadians are signing on the prenuptial dotted line

  • By: Romana King
  • February 18, 2015 August 1, 2018
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Should you consider the cloud?

If you’re running a business but haven’t yet moved beyond emails for project management and your administrative software is still tied to your in-office computers,…

  • By: Kevin Cork
  • January 30, 2015 August 1, 2018
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10 winter home safety tips

Test and maintain your smoke and CO detectors, says the Insurance Bureau of Canada. Find out what else IBC advises

  • By: Staff
  • December 18, 2014 August 1, 2018
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Ensure your lifestyle is fully insured

Even if you don’t consider yourself someone who leads a risky lifestyle, there’s a chance that the experts might disagree.

  • By: Grant Ostir
  • November 14, 2014 August 1, 2018
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What happens to RRSPs in bankruptcy

You just declared bankruptcy. What will happen to your registered investment accounts?

Protect your home from divorce

Protecting your home or cottage from divorce can be complicated under provincial laws

  • By: Staff
  • October 14, 2014 August 1, 2018
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Beware whom you make a shareholder

Making a life partner a shareholder has broad implications

Check your insurance before travelling

If you haven’t read the fine print in the exclusions and limitations section of your insurance coverage, you could be in for an unpleasant surprise


Check your insurance before travelling

How to find lost insurance

How to track down long-lost insurance windfalls.

Trusts for old age planning

If you’re over 65, you can use a trust to plan for an emergency.

  • By: Staff
  • September 12, 2014 August 1, 2018
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3 estate planning mistakes

3 estate planning mistakes

Learn from these three estate-planning mistakes.

A (smarter) happily ever after

Why people should draw up a contract before getting married

  • By: Staff
  • August 19, 2014 August 1, 2018
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