Entries by Bryan Wilson

Understanding Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs)

A Tax-Free Savings Account is a powerful tool to help you achieve your financial goals. Whether you’re saving for a new home, planning for retirement, or investing in your children’s education, a TFSA can be a valuable part of your financial strategy. The flexibility and tax advantages it offers make it a great choice for many Canadians.

Remember, the sooner you start, the more time your investments have to grow tax-free. Every dollar counts when you’re planning for the future, and a TFSA can help you make the most of your savings.

Don’t wait until tomorrow to start planning for your future. Contact us today to begin your journey to financial security today.

Protecting Key Talent using Group Benefits

Unlocking Success: The Power of Group Benefits in Safeguarding Your Key Talent

Discover the secrets to retaining your organization’s most valuable employees and gaining a competitive edge in today’s dynamic job market. Learn how group benefits play a crucial role in fostering a knowledgeable and engaged workforce. From comprehensive health coverage to career development opportunities, this article unveils the keys to a sustainable future. Don’t miss out on the chance to build a stronger, more prosperous tomorrow for your company. Read on and unlock the potential of group benefits!

Estate Planning for Blended Families

Blended families – where two people get married but have children from previous relationships – are becoming more common. On top of the day-to-day challenges of blending a family, new spouses also have to figure out how to plan their estates, so everyone is properly taken care of.

We cover all of the following a blended family must consider while estate planning:
• Sharing the Family Home
• Make the Most of a Registered Retirement Savings Plan
• How to Share Non-Registered Investments and Other Assets
• Why It’s Important to Select a Good Trustee
• The Advantages of Life Insurance for Blended Family Planning

Why A Buy-Sell Agreement Is Vital For Your Business

A buy-sell agreement is a legally binding document that sets out what must happen to a business if one or more of the owners is no longer involved. It is crucial for businesses as it protects both shareholders and the business itself in the event of a partner’s departure. A buy-sell agreement provides many benefits, including maintaining business continuity, minimizing disputes between remaining co-owners and the family of the departing owner, decreasing stress and uncertainty for all business owners, and protecting business assets and liquidity with a solid financial and tax plan.

The Six Steps to Financial Planning

A certified financial planner is trained to focus on all aspects of your finances – everything from your taxes to retirement savings.

The six steps to financial planning are:
• Meeting your financial planner
• Determining your goals and expectation
• Reviewing your current financial state
• Developing a financial plan
• Implementing a financial plan
• Monitoring the plan

A certified financial planner will develop a plan that works for you both today and in the future.