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Covid-19 Canadian Government Response Plan

Posted by John V. Sabourin

Mar 20th, 2020

Covid-19 Canadian Government Response Plan

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Covid-19 Canadian Government Response Plan

The Economic Implications of Coronavirus

Posted by John V. Sabourin

Mar 3rd, 2020

The Economic Implications of Coronavirus

In recent weeks, news about the coronavirus has dominated headlines and has become even more prominent in the last week as the virus continues to spread. But there is something that has been spreading even quicker: fear. This includes fear about the economies that have been affected by the coronavirus.

The fact is that uncertainty breeds fear. We don't know how long the impact of the virus...

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The Economic Implications of Coronavirus

Why don't we talk about money?

Posted by John V. Sabourin

Feb 27th, 2020

Why don't we talk about money?

Money plays a big roll in all of our lives, so you would think that we would have no problem talking about it. Yet somehow, it has become a taboo subject within many families, or even between friends. I think the only thing we might talk about less, is estate planning, but that is worthy of a separate blog on its own. I think it is understandable that we do not talk about money as it can lead...

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Why don't we talk about money?

Healthy Finances - Ways to Save

Posted by John V. Sabourin

Nov 26th, 2018

Healthy Finances - Ways to Save

Knowing financial lingo can help you make good financial decisions. Read on to see TFSAs decoded and find out how they can help you save.

TFSAs explained

Created by the federal government in 2009, Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) can contain investments such as cash, GICs, mutual funds, segregated funds, stocks and bonds. You don’t get a tax deduction on your contributions like you would...

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Healthy Finances - Ways to Save

What is a Segregated Fund?

Posted by John V. Sabourin

Jul 18th, 2018

What is a Segregated Fund?

Can I Guarantee My Investment?

It’s a question we hear often – can I guarantee my investment? Well, in a sense, yes - the product you’re talking about is called a Segregated Fund.

Segregated funds, usually referred to as “Seg Funds”, are individual insurance contracts that invest in one or more asset, much like a mutual fund. Unlike mutual funds, Seg Funds provide a death...

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What is a Segregated Fund?

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