Developing RRSP Withdrawal Strategies

The RRSP is one of the key pillars of retirement savings, and although many people contribute to their RRSP because of the immediate tax savings, its also one of the best methods for long term savings...

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Longevity and Retirement

As you may have heard in the news lately, Canadian’s life expectancy is on the rise.  When you take a closer look at both the life expectancy and retirement savings statistics, it begins to...

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How Investment Income is Taxed

Different types of investment income have varying tax implications which are important to consider in overall financial planning and minimizing income taxes. It is important to know how the various ...

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Investment Climate Review - Q2 2019

For the most part, this past quarter’s return was positive, but was much more “realistic” compared to the sky-high performance of Q1 after the significant decrease in markets in Q4 l...

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Using Corporate Owned Life Insurance to Reduce Passive Income Taxation

Effective January 2019, new tax rules came into effect that will have a significant impact on some business owners with active operating companies. The small business deduction ($500,000) allows Canad...

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