There is a saying that nothing in life is certain apart from death and taxes. Although death is inevitable, there are some ways to minimize those pesky taxes to ensure that as much of your estate goes to your loved ones as possible. In this case, let’s look at probate fees, which are a type of tax (or fee) levied provincially on accumulated assets at death. Continue reading “Death, Taxes and Probate Fees”
A great deal of publicity, debate and no shortage of controversy followed the introduction of legalized cannabis in October 2018. Canadian legislators were swift to update their impaired driving regulations and in December 2018, created an entirely new category of cannabis impairment laws. Continue reading “Driving High and how it can Impact Your Future”
Sure, fees are a factor in an investment portfolio, but they are not the only one to keep in mind when it comes to reaching your retirement goal.
Goodbye rainbow of food groups, hello mindful eating. Continue reading “The Canadian Food Guide: Tips for a Long & Healthy Life”
Life insurance comes in many shapes and sizes and finding the right fit for your life can be daunting to say the least. It can be tempting to simply find the least expensive solution and go with that. But like all products, sometimes the least expensive option can end up costing you more in the long run.
A biopsy study looking for cancer usually involves either a sharp scalpel to remove the suspected tissue or a needle injected into the site requiring examination. What if a simple, inexpensive blood test could do the following: Continue reading “A Fluid Approach to Cancer”
Are you interested in putting money into your Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)? The new limit for 2019 will be $6,000.
After a lot of public debate in the tax and small business community around the way in which passive investment income is taxed in Canadian controlled private corporations, the changes that were announced in the 2018 Federal Budget are now law. Continue reading “How the 2019 Passive Investment Income Changes Affect Your Small Business”
What is Cannabis?
Cannabis or ‘marijuana’ is a chemical compound that is used for both medicinal and recreational purposes. It has both analgesic and euphoric properties and when prescribed by a physician it is known as ‘medical marijuana’. Continue reading “Legal Cannabis: What It Means For Your Insurability”
If the thought of purchasing life insurance overwhelms you, this article will provide you with tips to give you clarity on some of the fundamentals of life insurance planning. Since confusion can lead to missing key information, we will discuss how to avoid five common life insurance misconceptions.