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How to Make your Finances Recession-Proof Tag: Financial Planning

How_To_Make_Your_Finances_Recession_ProofBy now we've all heard that Canada, and the globe, is projected to experience a recession this year. This is mainly due to COVID-19 and how this pandemic has halted many industries and economies.

This isn't the first time that we've experienced a recession and chances are — it won't be the last. So how can you recession-proof your money and protect it?

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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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