When should you bring up the topic of Estate Planning?

/ Retirement, Wealth / Nov 3, 2022

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, […]

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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 […]

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What to Consider before becoming Self-employed

Being self-employed means being in control of your work and earning an income through independent contracts with businesses, instead of getting paid a regular monthly salary by an employer. Self-employed people typically fall under three categories: Independent contractors who are business owners or freelance workers. Unincorporated sole proprietorships where there is only one owner. Business […]

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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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Common RRSP mistakes to avoid [Presentation]

/ Investments / Jan 19, 2022

Not all users derive the full advantage of the RRSP. If you use an RRSP, know the mistakes you must avoid when investing. Note: Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are still one of the best ways you can save for long-term goals such as retirement. So take full advantage of them, and avoid making the […]

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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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Your checklist to your appointment with a Trust Life Insurance Advisor [Presentation]

When you have an appointment with our advisor, we will need some information to figure out the best policy for you. This checklist can help.  About Trust life We have over 30 years of experience providing expert insurance and investment advice for both businesses and individuals. Got a requirement? Speak to a Trust Life […]

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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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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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