Meeting multiple goals with a TFSA

It’s often desirable to dedicate a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) to meeting a single goal. However, TFSAs can also be structured to achieve multiple financial objectives....

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Ensure family harmony when planning your estate

You want an inheritance to leave your children better off—not in conflict with each other. The good news is that communication can head off disputes....

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Managing a windfall, large or small

Whatever size a windfall may be, acting hastily can lead to regret. Learn what to consider and how to make the most of bonuses, tax refunds and larger windfalls that come your way....

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Should you delay your OAS pension?

Whether to delay Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) benefits gets all the attention. But you should also know about delaying your Old Age Security (OAS) payments....

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Prepare your children for financial responsibility

Youth who develop financial literacy at home will manage money better once they leave. Find out about four principles and practices you can help them acquire....

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Managing your RRIF withdrawals effectively

In retirement, every dollar you save in tax is more money to support your lifestyle. We’ve got ways to save tax by strategically making Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) withdrawals....

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Do you and your parents have powers of attorney?

It’s a common misconception that if a person loses the ability to manage their finances, their spouse or child can automatically take over. Learn the truth of the matter....

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Can your risk tolerance change?

Tolerance to investment risk doesn’t tend to change much until retirement. Learn about three factors that can break this general rule....

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Buy low, sell high—the challenges and opportunities

It’s said that successfully buying low and selling high only favours the fortunate—but did you know you’re likely benefiting from this investment ideal right now?...

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Life decisions and the financial factor

Important life decisions can be tough. When they involve a financial factor, as many do, we can help ensure you’ve got the information you need to make the best choices....

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