What Does it Mean to Protect Your family? [Presentation]

Points to note: Life insurance is used to protect your loved ones from the consequences of your death. The financial impacts for your loved ones include funeral expenses, debts and income replacement. In life insurance, you insure yourself to protect your loved ones. It’s as if by putting on a helmet on your head, your […]

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4 Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid [Presentation]

Retirement is your time to enjoy everything you struggled to squeeze into your busy work life: travel, relaxation, hobbies, spending time with loved ones. While many of us are aware of the value of diligent saving over the course of our working lives, it’s easy to fall into spending habits or make uninformed decisions that […]

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How to prepare a financial plan to help you adjust to retirement [Presentation]

/ Retirement / Sep 24, 2021

We know how exciting retirement can be after years of hard work. So have you considered how you are going to spend your “me time?” How long you’ll live is an important factor that impacts how long your money needs to last. Canadians are living longer than before, which means you’ll likely need more to […]

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How to Maintain Your Standards of Living After Retirement

/ Retirement / Mar 6, 2021

Maintaining the standards of living after retirement can be difficult. But it can be done with proper financial planning keeping the long-term goal in mind. The following tips from our Trust Life advisors can help. 64th birthday – that’s the time when most Canadians retire. With proper retirement planning, you too can enjoy your golden […]

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Why does it make sense to make RRSP a year-round priority?

/ Investments / Feb 2, 2021

It’s tax time! And we know all you are hearing right now is RRSP benefits and how much you should contribute in it to save your taxes. Then, another situation crops up. You want to invest $5000 in a RRSP but you don’t have the cash available. Hence, we always recommend to make RRSP a […]

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Why Should You Invest in RRSP This Tax Season?

/ Investments / Feb 1, 2021

The Registered Retirement Savings Plan, or the RRSP, lets you save money over your lifetime by giving you tax benefits. The two key benefits of RRSP are: The amount that you contribute to RRSP can be deducted from your taxable income. This entitles you to a tax refund. The interest that you earn in your […]

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Cruise into your Golden Years with A Smart Retirement Plan [Presentation]

/ Retirement / Nov 11, 2020

Saving for retirement can be challenging when your paychecks just barely cover your day-to-day expenses. But it can be done with proper planning and starting early. You need to build the financial cushion to fund a secure, comfortable, and fun retirement. Therefore, it makes sense to pay special attention to the serious or perhaps, the […]

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RRSP – Everything You Need to Know [Presentation]

/ Investments / Nov 5, 2020

RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) is a personal savings plan that lets you save for your retirement on a tax-sheltered basis, so your money grows faster! Start your RRSP as young as you can preferably during this tax season. Small contributions when you are young will compound beyond your expectation! Know everything about RRSP in […]

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