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Financial Planner vs. Accountant: Which One Do You Need? Tag: Financial Planning

Financial Planner VS AccountantWe can probably all agree that financial planning is pretty darn important. Whether you’re spending within the confines of a monthly budget or saving for a new home — there’s a good chance you’re already doing it without even knowing. Alas, there may come a time when you need a helping hand to navigate challenging financial hurdles like investments and taxes.

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3 Signs of a Successful Financial Plan Tag: Financial Planning

3 Signs of a Successful Financial PlanWhen you put a financial plan in place — you hope for the best. You want to have money to do certain things in life. Whether that means splurging on a European vacation or saving for your child’s college fund, careful financial planning helps achieve these things. But how do we really know if our efforts are paying off?

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3 Easy Year-End Tax Tips to Save Your Small Business Money Tag: Financial Planning

Year-End Tax TipsWait a second. Check the calendar again. That can’t be right. Wasn’t it just January? The end of the year has come in fast and furious form. The Christmas season is almost upon us, but our stomachs are still digesting Thanksgiving dinner. That’s life, isn’t it? The more you have going on, the more you start recognizing how quickly time flies.

 

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Understanding the 3 Financial Planning Stages Tag: Financial Planning

Understanding the 3 Financial Planning StagesWe all go through different stages of life. Whether it’s dying our hair pink or moving to a new city, these stages represent different phases. As each stage inevitably ends, a new one opens up. It’s the accumulation of these stages that turns us into the people we are today.

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I Don’t Own Many Assets, Do I Still Need an Estate Plan? Tag: Financial Planning

Estate PlanListen, there’s plenty of people out there who don’t own a sprawling mansion with a private helicopter. Come to think of it, there’s probably a lot more people without those things than with them. The idea that you need to own a big house and have large retirement savings to build an estate plan couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Measuring the Performance of Your Investments Tag: Financial Planning

PerformanceInvesting is a bit like getting a fresh haircut. When you first get one, you feel like you’re on top of the world. You’ve done your homework and picked the perfect style for you. Over time, however, your hair starts to grow and get a little wild. If you leave it too long without regular maintenance or follow-up cuts — it can get downright messy.

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Why Your Business Needs a Succession Plan Tag: Financial Planning

SuccessionIn business, everybody moves on at some point in time. Whether it’s due to retirement, new opportunity, or someone passing away, leaders can change in a hurry. If there’s no strategy in place to account for when this inevitable change happens — things can get messy.

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How Financial Advisors Can Help You Avoid Risk Tag: Financial Planning

MeetingThere’s always a risk associated with any reward. That’s as true for a 5-year-old playing a video game as it is for a Fortune 500 business owner.

The goal in life is to assess whether that risk, no matter how big or small, is worth the reward.

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What To Do If You’ve Retired Without Savings Tag: Financial Planning

What happens ifImagine working your entire adult life only to reach the end of the tunnel with zero savings. You spent money frivolously throughout your working life or, worse still, you worked pay cheque to pay cheque, and you've reached a point where it comes back to haunt you...

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