The Empowered Investor
Recession concerns haven't materialized as many had predicted and portfolios are positive so far with most asset classes having positive year-to-date returns.
With so much of our lives online, are you aware of the risks you face? From phishing scams to ransomware and identity theft, the responsibility ends up on us as individuals to ensure we protect ourselves from cyberattacks as far as possible.
An FHSA is a vehicle people can use to save for purchasing their first home while receiving a tax deduction on contributions. The money grows tax-free, and you can use it to buy a house without needing to refund the account; unlike the RRSP's Home Buyers' Plan.
Will I have enough money to retire comfortably? Am I on track? Should I be saving more? These are the types of questions clients bring to us daily. We turn to financial planning and modelling into the future using expected returns to answer them.
Whether you're a first-time home buyer or a seasoned real estate investor, understanding the intricacies of mortgages is a game-changer in your financial journey. With many potential pitfalls, confusing jargon, and seemingly endless options, proper guidance throughout the mortgage process is invaluable.
Countering bad advice, especially during tax season, is crucial. So we reached out to expert and tax specialist Réginald Pierre-Louis to bust several tax myths and give you the facts to help ensure that you file accurate returns. His expertise can help ensure that you receive money the government owes you and avoid penalties for underreporting.
Every year more complexity is added to the Canadian tax system, making it difficult for taxpayers to keep up to date. Understanding how to properly file your tax return and take advantage of deductions and credits can put more money back in your pocket.
Financial fraud is a serious issue that has unfortunately cost many investors their hard-earned savings. From Ponzi schemes to fake investment opportunities, these scams lure investors in with promises of high returns and low risk.
Effective client meetings are about transparency and empowering investors to move forward confidently and with a clear vision of their financial future.
Investors who maintained perspective and long-term discipline by committing to a fundamentally sound investment plan were able to weather through the periods of market uncertainty and stay on the path to building wealth.