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Downsizing in decimated Alberta housing market the key to securing this senior’s retirement

Eliott Einarson is a regular contributor in the National Post’s Family Finance column, providing retirement advice to Canadians. This situation is about a single woman at the cusp of retirement and looking for solutions to meet her needs. She feels she won’t need her large house and wants to move into a smaller condo. By doing so she can eliminate her mortgage, reduce some expenses and free up some additional cash flow. Eliott works with her on building a retirement income plan that can last well into her 90’s.

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How to profit from investing

In this back-to-basic video, you will learn why you should be investing.  Whether it be in stocks, real estate, bonds or even crypto currencies investing comes down to the very simple activity of committing capital with the expectation of profit. This profit can be in the form of income, capital gains or a combination of...

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The New Abnormal

Like many of you, we have been reading, watching and listening to a wealth of material on the current environment. To supplement this, we have also been having discussions with industry experts, c-suite executives, small business owners, colleagues, friends and family. What follows is an attempt to synthesize this information in an accessible way that is hopefully interesting and useful to others.

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2020 1st Quarter Review

Turbulent times ahead. Given the very positive market performance of 2019 throughout most asset classes, we had already increased our cash positions, as we felt the need to be cautious in the giddy “risk-on” atmosphere that lasted until at least early February. Our prudence did provide some cushioning to our portfolios when the markets plummeted.

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A Difficult Time

We have much to say, so please consider this as part of a series. During times like these, we encourage you to use credible sources for making the kind of decisions we will all have to make over the coming weeks

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All About Canadian Tax Brackets

Every year, Canadians endure the ritual of figuring out how much tax to pay. Frequently, it's a taxing exercise, pun intended. However, we’ve brought together all of the information you’ll need survive everyone's least favourite season. Identifying Your Tax Bracket Your tax obligation is determined by where you live in Canada and your income from...

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