Talking About Financial Matters That Affect You and Your Organization
The Economic Implications of Coronavirus
Mar 3rd, 2020
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...Read More
Why don't we talk about money?
Feb 27th, 2020
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...Read More
Healthy Finances - Ways to Save
Nov 26th, 2018
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.
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...Read More
What is a Segregated Fund?
Jul 18th, 2018
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...Read More