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The value of advice in planning your financial future.

Watch the video below to learn more about the value of advice planning.

Fixed income investments can help mitigate market shocks

Learn more from Philip Petursson, Chief Investment Strategist at Manulife Investments on his view of bond yields and the bond market.

Home Economics: Comparing Canadian real estate to Canadian equities

Infographic about: Comparing Canadian real estate to Canadian equities

Taxation of investment income within a corporation

For individuals with cash or investments within their corporation, the tax cost of withdrawing these funds or winding up the corporation can be quite high. However, having the corporation invest in a tax-efficient manner can make a big difference to its net after-tax return; unfortunately the taxation of investment income within a corporation is not well understood

A Primer on Exchange-Traded Funds

In the face of volatile markets, many investors have focused on reducing the cost of their investments. According to Investor Economics, assets in Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) rose to $89.5 billion in 2015 compared to $38.3 billion only five years earlier. Here's an informative piece from Russell Investments that talks about ETFs and the possible benefits they offer.

Executor’s Handbook

When you become an Executor you are really becoming a legal Trustee with all the rights and responsibilities that come with that position. This handbook provides you with a solid overview of estate settlement and will hopefully provide you with some useful information and tools to expedite your responsibilities in a timely and competent fashion.

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