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Be Aware of Risks of Not Investing

Be Aware of Risks of Not Investing

 

You’ve no doubt heard about the risks associated with investing. This investment carries this type of risk, while that investment carries another one. And it is certainly true that all investments do involve some form of risk. But what about … Read the rest

March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Become a Better Investor By Understanding Risk

Become a Better Investor By Understanding Risk

What does it take to be a successful investor?

You need a variety of attributes, including patience, discipline and a long-term vision of what you want to achieve. But you also need to understand the role of risk in investing.… Read the rest

March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Living Now, Preparing for the Future

Living Now, Preparing for the Future

For many of us, our goals in life remain constant: financial independence and providing for family.

The choices you make today can impact the long-term goals for you and your family.

Saving for education expenses, for example, is one way … Read the rest

February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More
RRSP and TFSA Contributions Differences

RRSP and TFSA Contributions Differences

What’s The Difference Between Contributing To My Spousal RRSP And My Spouse’s TFSA? 

While an RRSP and TFSA both allow you to save money and reduce taxes now or in the future, each has unique features to consider when contributing … Read the rest

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More
For Whom are you Investing?

For Whom are you Investing?

You may, on occasion, ask yourself why you are investing. Why go through the fluctuations of the financial markets, the worry over interest rate movements, the fears of today and the uncertainties of tomorrow?

To answer this question, you may … Read the rest

February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Battle Those Low Rates - with Three Types of Income

Battle Those Low Rates – with Three Types of Income

If you depend on fixed-income investments for at least part of your income, you probably haven’t been too happy in recent years, as interest rates have hit historic lows. Nonetheless, even in a low-rate environment, you can broaden the income-producing … Read the rest

February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Report from the Legislature, Rural North Region

Report from the Legislature, Rural North Region

Drivers Turning to 511 Alberta to see Road Ahead

511 Alberta helped 1.2 million web visitors make safer travel decisions during its first year.

“We would like to thank the public, our highway maintenance contractors and our partners for your … Read the rest

February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More
511 Alberta MLA Column: See the Road Ahead

511 Alberta MLA Column: See the Road Ahead

This February, Alberta’s Transportation Minister, Wayne Drysdale, celebrated 511 Alberta’s first anniversary with the launch of 511 Mobile: a greatly enhanced version of the 511 Alberta website for viewing on most mobile devices.

Travellers seeking road reports on their mobile … Read the rest

February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Registered Retirement Savings Plan

Registered Retirement Savings Plan

Estate Considerations for RRSP, RRIF and TFSA Holders

One of the best gifts you can leave your spouse and family is an orderly and well thought-out estate plan. For many Canadians, their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), Registered Retirement Income … Read the rest

February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Tax Return Choices - Spend or Invest?

Tax Return Choices – Spend or Invest?

Tax return choices-spend or invest?

Many Canadians look forward to an annual tax refund from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). It’s a mini-windfall-and it’s tempting to spend the money on something frivolous.

But there are other uses for your refund. … Read the rest

January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More



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