First Home Savings Account: A Tax-Free Way to Save for Your First Home
Buying a home is a major milestone in many people’s lives. It is a significant investment that requires a considerable amount of money, planning, and commitment. Saving for a down payment can be challenging, especially for first-time homebuyers who are just starting to establish their financial footing. Fortunately, the Canadian government has introduced the First […]Read more
Who to name as a beneficiary on your Life Insurance policy?
Firstly, we would like to congratulate you! You have taken the right decision of purchasing a life insurance policy to protect your loved ones. Every life insurance policy requires you to name a beneficiary. The beneficiary is the person or people receiving your life insurance payout after your death; it could also be a trust, […]Read more
Are you ready for your Retirement? [Presentation]
Retirement opens up a seemingly limitless world of possibilities. But all those choices can be a bit intimidating. The good news is with a bit of care, forethought and preparation, you can not only plot out a successful, fulfilling retirement, but also ensure you’ll have the funds on hand to pay for it. The following […]Read more
5 Smart Ways to Save for Your Child’s Future
As a parent, you would naturally want to do the best for your child. But that can be quite expensive. Clothes, food, toys, education, books, sports – it all adds up! In fact, many parents are compelled to borrow or know someone who has borrowed to pay for their child’s co-curricular or extracurricular activities. With […]Read more
How to Reduce Financial Stress
Most people consider health in terms of physical and mental health. However, one important pillar that often gets overlooked causing more stress than health, work, and personal relationship is your financial health. While financial health has different meaning to different people, it ultimately comes down to the current state of an individual’s financial condition (including […]Read more
When should you bring up the topic of Estate Planning?
Estate planning is often seen as a taboo conversation with your loved ones, especially when you want to discuss it with your parents. Thus, it becomes tempting to avoid the issue because of the emotional toll it can take on the family. But, if you can find the right moment to bring up this topic, […]Read more
Is an RRSP Right for You in Your 30s?
If you’re in your 30s, you might be wondering whether it’s too early to start contributing to an RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan). It’s not. With the help of this article, you can learn whether or not an RRSP could benefit you and get the facts about how much you need to contribute to maximize […]Read more
Super Visa for Parents – How can I bring my parents to Canada? [Presentation]
Canada’s Super Visa program allows parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to visit Canada for extended periods. The Super Visa is a multi-entry visa that provides multiple entries for a period up to 10 years. The key difference is that the Super Visa allows an individual to stay for up to two […]Read more
What To Do When You Are Denied Life Insurance
So, you have applied for life insurance and you have been denied by the company. It is tough, especially when you were expecting a full “yes.” But then, the company found you in the “impaired risk market,” meaning, you have something in the background that puts you at a higher risk of premature death. Things […]Read more
4 Common Life Insurance Mistakes to Avoid
Having a life insurance plan is not like owning a car or a house – you do not have to watch it every day. It is often a long time investment (we are talking of decades here). However, you should make it a point to give your plan a review at least once a year. […]Read more