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What really matters is not what life throws at you, but how you handle it.
Being a father, I understand what it takes to provide for your family. Protecting what you've tried so hard for, makes sense.
By starting to establish a solid financial plan TODAY, make sure your assets remain intact and your long term goals stay achievable.
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It’s pumpkin-everything season! Here are some healthy fall recipes for you to try.
cookinglight.com When the air is crisp and the leaves start to fall, you'll love recipes that showcase the season's best flavors. The smell of apples and ...
The reason for downsizing may not always be financial. Research shows that people living in the downtown core of urban centers report having a lower BMI simply from running their errands on foot instead of by car. If you’re thinking of moving, here are 3 things you should look for in your next neighbourhood.
sunlife.ca Thinking about downsizing? Consider your health as well as your wealth.
A firm course has not been set for future rate hikes according to Stephen Poloz. Having financial goals and a plan that anticipates future increases will ensure you are on track to #retirewithconfidence. Contact me to learn more.
beta.theglobeandmail.com In first public comments since Sept. 9 increase, Governor says central bank set to maintain cautious approach while keeping a wary eye on loonie
Canada represents less than 3% of the global economy. Despite this fact, I often see investors putting their savings into home country investments. It might feel less risky investing in companies you are familiar with, but there are advantages to not keeping all your eggs in one basket. Contact me today for a review of your investments.
sunlife.ca Canada represents less than 3% of the global economy. So why do we insist on investing so much of our savings inside our home and native land?
Are your grown up children still dependent on you? Without financial goals in place, this can be a retirement obstacle. With the right plan, parents can meet their retirement goals while still helping their 30-something-year-old children.
beta.theglobeandmail.com Period of weak growth has made it difficulty for young adults to get established in the work force, but parents may be enabling their children
Dogs- more than a man’s best friend! Trained noses help diabetes service dogs sniff out their owners’ low blood sugar – and even save their lives. Learn more about how this man and his service dog are working together to combat his type 1 diabetes.
sunlife.ca Trained noses help diabetes service dogs sniff out their owners’ low blood sugar – and even save their lives. That’s dogged determination.
I am often asked, which is better, TFSA or RRSP? The answer always varies depending on the individual. Here’s a quick video on some key benefits of a TFSA. Contact me today for a free consultation to see which product is right for you.
bnn.ca As the leading edge of the Internet generation enters its 30s, the latest census from Statistics Canada finds 42 per cent of investors aged 25 to 34 prefer the tax-free savings account (TFSA) to the registered retirement savings plan (RRSP).
Did you know that 45% of Canadians feel an uncomfortable level of stress over their household finances? As an advisor, I am here to partner with you to help you reach your financial goals and #planforthefuture.
sunlife.ca Money troubles can be a problem for your physical, mental and financial health. Find out how taking control of your finances can help you feel better.
37% of tenants don’t have home insurance,15% of those falsely believe that their property is covered by the property owners’ insurance, putting their financial security at risk. Home insurance not only covers tenants’ personal property but it also covers liability.
newswire.ca MONTREAL, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - With the annual merry go round of July moves over, and tenants now in their...
Are you or your siblings prepared to care for aging parents? What happens when the siblings can’t agree on eldercare issues? This article shares some tips on how to avoid such family squabbles and respect your parents’ wishes.
sunlife.ca You all love your parents deeply. But you and your siblings may not always agree on how to care for them. Here’s how to avoid such family squabbles.
Everyone would like to imagine a future with perfect health but the right time to plan for unexpected illness is when you’re healthy. This video explains Critical Illness Insurance in under 2 minutes.
Everyone would like to imagine a future with perfect health. But the right time to plan for unexpected illness is when you’re healthy. Critical illness insur...
Rental properties can provide a stream of reliable income for the owner, but turning your principle residence into an income property successfully depends on a number of factors. Contact me today to understand how owning a rental property can affect your financial goals.
thestar.com While rental properties can provide a stream of reliable income, housing experts say the first-timer’s success will depend on a lot of factors.
With increasing debt levels and interest rates, it can take more than just having a budget in place. Learning how to say “no”, avoiding emotional rewards and setting financial goals are just 3 ways you can stay on top of your finances.
bnn.ca CTV's Chief Financial Commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid offers 10 ways to take control of your financial situation before it’s too late.
Meeting your savings goal can be easier said than done. As an advisor, I can help you set goals and prepare for the future. Here are 3 tips to help you stay motivated and on the right track.
thestar.com It's easy enough to set a savings goal, but it can be really tough to actually achieve it.
If you have ever shopped around for life insurance, you have probably found that term versus permanent insurance is usually presented as an either-or decision. This article helps you understand how they work. If you have any questions, I’m here to help.
sunlife.ca Deciding what to buy – term, permanent or universal life insurance – doesn’t have to be an either/or choice. You may need more than one type
You want to start planning for the future but not sure where to begin? Check out this quick 3 minute Bright Start tool for a personalized list of products and resources to help you get started.
sunlife.ca Answer a few quick questions with our Bright Start Tool to get personalized results for your life, health, savings and retirement needs and goals.
The Bank of Canada raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year due to the economy’s strong performance. This means the cost of borrowing will increase for anyone without a fixed rate. Contact me today for a free review of how this increase will affect your financial plan.
ctvnews.ca The Bank of Canada is once again raising its benchmark interest rate as it sees the economy's powerful performance pointing to broader, more self-sustaining growth.
Diving into your finances can seem like a daunting task but that’s what a financial advisor is for - to ensure that you are on the right path. Let’s set up an appointment today to review your financial plan and #buildforthefuture.
sunlife.ca Career? Check. Wedding? Check. House? Check. Financial plan? Hmm – it’s time I ticked this important item off my to-do list for 30-somethings.
With the United States still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, officials are warning that another storm could also lead to widespread damage. Here are 5 things Canadians should know about Hurricane Irma.
globalnews.ca The Canadian government has issued an advisory urging residents to avoid non-essential travel to the areas affected by Irma.
As a new parent, you have to navigate your way through many big decisions. Saving money for your child’s education is one of them. How do you save for something that seems so far away? Here are 5 simple ideas that can help you build that tuition fund.
sunlife.ca Sarah Deveau, author of Money Smart Mom: Financially Fit Parenting, provides smart ideas for putting money aside for your child’s education.
Did you know millionaires spend 8 hours per month, on average, managing their finances? This is why spending time building a financial plan and ensuring you stay on track month-over-month is the key to #financialfreedom. Contact me today so we can begin building a plan for you.
bnn.ca It turns out Canadians care about savings, just not all time, according to a report from ratehub.ca. CTV’s Chief Financial Commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid explains why.
If you were travelling this past weekend, you most likely noticed the jump in prices at the pump. Hurricane Harvey, which swept through southern U.S, was mostly to blame. What is the highest price you’ve seen at the pump this week? #oilprices
sudbury.com Most Greater Sudbury stations are hovering around 126 cents per litre today after jumping to around 130 at the beginning of the weekend
We are in a new digital age and the way Canadian’s shop for cars has changed a lot over the years. Here are 6 tips and tools for buying your next car so you can get the most out of your trip to the dealership.
sunlife.ca Whether you’re buying your very 1st car or you’re finally trading in ol’ Betsy after 10 years, here’s how to get the best deal in the digital age.
When faced with a medical condition, trying to navigate your way through all the information can be stressful. With Sun Life Financial’s critical illness and personal health insurance, you can access Best Doctors - a network of physicians that can help you understand your medical condition and treatment options. Contact me today for a free review of your protection needs.
Even if you’re a full-time student paying for school through a combination of grants, loans, savings and help from your parents, you can learn some financial basics that can help you throughout your adult life. Here are 5 financial tips for students.
thechronicleherald.ca If you’re a university or college student, you’re probably getting ready to head back to campus. This year, in addition to all the courses you may be taking, how about trying to master some financial lessons, too?
It might take a few tries but #saving up to 30% on your television bill is certainly possible. Here are some tips on how to reduce- or even eliminate- your cable bill.
thestar.com Looking to reduce how much you pay for cable TV? Here are some expert tips.
Discussing life-and-death matters can often be uncomfortable but having an open, honest and comprehensive conversation will help ensure that everyone gets the benefits you intended. It’s important to tell them that you’ve taken out a policy and which life insurance company is holding it because without this critical knowledge, your beneficiary may not be able reach the insurer to submit a claim.
sunlife.ca You’ve protected your family by buying life insurance, but you’re not done yet – you have to share the details with them.
I will work closely with you to grow your savings, make tax-smart investments and protect yourself from the unexpected. Talk to me, no cost, no obligation.
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