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Tax Free Savings Account – Guide and Strategies

This site is a resource containing easy to use financial calculators, a signup for free monthly e-newsletters keeping one up to date with a changing financial and tax environment, commentary, and hundreds of indexed articles.

The new Tax Free Savings Account allows everyone over 19 years old to contribute $5,000 per year into a tax free account. Clients can also access their portfolios online.

We work with clients to create a plan that will assist them in achieving the goals that are important to them such as creating a comfortable retirement while providing financial protection from unexpected life challenges or events. Financial plans which we design may include investing, tax planning, asset allocation, risk management, retirement planning, education funding, receiving a retirement income, corporate planning, estate planning and insurance.

We believe in long term, trusting relationships with our clients and take the time to ensure that there is a comfort level with the plans. If these are the types of services you are looking for please contact our office at (403) 228-7966 for more information.


Recent Articles

TFSA Designations Matter

The method that you use to name a successor, owner or beneficiary of a TFSA makes a big difference to your estate, not only for a TFSA to maintain its tax-exempt status but also to ensure that the

Insuring Your Mortgage Through Lenders

Marc and Lorna just bought a house and, like most home buyers, they needed a mortgage. During the financing process, they were offered mortgage insurance by the lender.

Estate Plans and Your Children

After spending a lifetime managing your money to ensure that you actually have something to leave to your heirs, there are some questions that might naturally spring to mind. How much should you leave them? Should you make arrangements to give it to them while you’re still alive? More importantly, will giving them a large sum of money actually help them or set them up for failure? These are just three of the most important things you should consider before setting up your estate distribution plan.

More than a third of younger Canadians are building financial strategies that rely, at least in part, on anticipated future inheritances. Many of them are aware that the country is roughly halfway through a period of unprecedented generational wealth transfer that amounts to about one trillion dollars. If your estate is sizeable enough to make a difference in your children’s lives, then it is important to decide exactly how you want to deal with any potential transfer.