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Advisor confidence accurately predicts economic conditions, research finds

Research also shows the value of "a well-informed human" advisor

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Canadians’ common RRSP misperceptions

Perceived fees, tax penalties and uncomfortable conversations prevent clients from moving their accounts, a Questrade survey says

  • By: Staff
  • February 7, 2019 February 8, 2019
  • 12:43
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Corporate investments and the small business rate

Developing a plan for extracting corporate money

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Help maximize RDSP carry forwards

Some features of the RDSP are worlds apart from its RESP cousin

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Clients have a new retirement risk: regret

A study finds many Canadians are rethinking their decision to retire and trying to return to work

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2019 January 30, 2019
  • 11:00
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RRSP holdings increase, driven by millennial savers: BMO study

The poll also shows that shaky client confidence presents an opportunity for advisors

  • By: Staff
  • January 29, 2019 January 29, 2019
  • 11:56
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Wealthsimple introduces premium service for wealthier clients

The service will be available to clients who invest more than $500,000

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  • January 29, 2019 January 29, 2019
  • 10:11
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How debt is interfering with clients’ plans

An Angus Reid Institute survey shows how debt is getting in the way of home-buying, marriage and more

  • By: Staff
  • January 28, 2019 January 28, 2019
  • 13:30
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Virtual Brokers adopts Wealthscope tool

The partnership allows clients to aggregate their assets from other financial institutions

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  • January 28, 2019 January 28, 2019
  • 11:00
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Help your client self-identify as an investor

Doing so has positive effects, finds a BCSC study

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  • January 24, 2019 January 24, 2019
  • 14:19
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Helping clients sell a business

Every transaction presents unique challenges

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IA Financial introduces virtual assistant service

Clients can access financial planning tools using Google Assistant

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2019 January 17, 2019
  • 10:33
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Make sure your client understands HELOC risks

The FCAC finds a knowledge gap

  • By: Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 14:49

iA adds savings, mortgage functions to mobile app

The new functions add to existing insurance and savings services

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019
  • 11:17

BMO payment tool wins digital innovation award

The pilot project is targeting a public launch for the fall

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019
  • 11:17

Dear Advisor.ca reader: We apologize for this week’s web troubles

You may have noticed fewer newsletters landing in your inbox this week, and fewer news stories populating our home page. We have been experiencing some…

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  • December 6, 2018 December 21, 2018
  • 15:02

Many Canadians lack a financial plan for emergencies

More than half are living paycheque to paycheque, a survey finds

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 14:44

Why saving for retirement isn’t a priority for Canadians

Find out what is

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  • January 2, 2019 January 2, 2019
  • 12:06

The most important books to scrutinize: your own

Knowing the hallmarks of fraud can help you and your clients

Get your CE credits before year’s end

The IIROC cycle ends Dec. 31, 2017

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  • December 15, 2017 January 10, 2019
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