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Why provide an employee benefits plan?

Jun 03, 2019

Business owners are increasingly recognizing the key importance of implementing employee benefit plans in their organization

How to Make the Best of Inheritance Planning

May 01, 2019

Inheriting an unexpected, or even an anticipated, lump sum can fill you with mixed emotions – if your emotional attachment to the individual who has passed away was strong then you are likely to be grieving and the thought of how to handle your new-found wealth can be overwhelming and confusing but also exciting. One of the best pieces of advice in this situation is to give yourself some time before making any binding financial decisions. The temptation to quickly put the money to so-called ‘good use’ or to rush out and spend it can be strong but you must allow the news to sink in and also take some time to consider your options before you embark on the process of dealing with the inheritance. In the short term, put the money away in a high interest savings account and take time to research and think carefully about your financial goals and objectives and how this inheritance can help you to secure and maximize your financial future in the best way.

Estate Planning for Business Owners

Apr 02, 2019

Writing an estate plan is important if you own personal assets but is all the more crucial if you also own your own business. This is due to the additional business complexities that need to be addressed, including tax issues, business succession and how to handle bigger and more complex estates. Seeking professional help from an accountant, lawyer or financial advisor is an effective way of dealing with such complexities.

2019 Saskatchewan Budget

Mar 22, 2019

The 2019 budget for Saskatchewan was announced by Donna Harpauer, Finance Minister, giving details of a surplus of $34.4 million for 2019-20.

2019 Federal Budget

Mar 21, 2019

The 2019 budget is titled “Investing in the Middle Class. Here are the highlights from the 2019 Federal Budget.

Tax Lines to Look Out for 2018 Income Tax Year

Mar 07, 2019

An outline of the key lines to look out for in the 2018 Income Tax Year.

2019 Tax Calculator

Feb 26, 2019

Calculate your combined Provincial and Federal Tax in each Province/Territory

RRSP Tax Savings deadline – March 1, 2019

Feb 22, 2019

If you want to see how much tax you can save contributing to your RRSP for the 2018 tax filing year, enter your details!

5 Reasons for an RRSP – 2019

Jan 31, 2019

There are some great reasons to open a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) to save for your retirement. Here are the top 5 reasons to open an RRSP:

Comparing TFSAs and RRSPs

Jan 04, 2019

If you are seeking ways to save in the most tax-efficient manner available, TFSAs and RRSPs can both be effective options for you to achieve your savings goals more quickly. However, each plan does have distinct differences and advantages / disadvantages. Let’s take a look at their key features