Smith Manoeuvre Wisdom

How to Afford the Life You Want

If you are worried about your finances & your future – you are not alone. Many people are worried about their finances. I receive daily notices from the “Free 30-Minute Consultation” form pouring out their life, what they are worried about & what they want. National Post family finances – I was interviewed for 6…

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Smith Manoeuvre

The Smith Manoeuvre – Is your mortgage tax deductible? The Smith Manoeuvre is an efficient strategy to use equity in your home to invest for your future without using your cash flow. It converts your mortgage over time into a tax deductible investment credit line. Most Canadians are searching for a feeling of financial security,…

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Does Borrowing to Invest Make Sense with High Interest Rates?

Should you borrow to invest? With interest rising 4.5% recently, does it still make sense? Spoiled with low interest rates so low for many years, leverage seemed so obvious with a credit line at 3% and tax-deductible, while getting the growth of the stock market. As a fee-for-service financial planner, and an expert on the…

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Financially Smart Divorce

Divorce is never financially smart! As a financial planner, I don’t recommend divorce. It’s bad for your finances! However, you can go through it in the most financially smart way – to leave both of you in the best possible position. We have seen quite a few people go through divorce. We’ve seen some total…

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Live Q&A from Canadian Financial Summit 2022 

In November 2022 I was a speaker at the Canadian Financial Summit. It is Canada’s #1 online financial summit. Kornel Szrejber who runs the event & the Build Wealth Canada podcast, did a Live Q&A with me for exclusive access pass holders. He gave me a link to this private event, so I could share…

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Best Smith Manoeuvre Mortgages

The first step to implement the Smith Manoeuvre is to get a readvanceable mortgage. What is the best one? We have unique personal knowledge of the quirks of each of the Smith Manoeuvre mortgages from working with hundreds of clients to implement and manage the Smith Manoeuvre. We are not the mortgage person that gets…

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Smith Manoeuvre or Smith Maneuver?

Why the two spellings and which is correct? This strategy (which I’m most known for), helps Canadian homeowners make their mortgages tax deductible in a simple way. What’s the proper spelling? Who pioneered this legal strategy? Does it work in Quebec? Can you use it if you live in the United States? All these questions…

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Why You Need A Growth Mindset

If there is one video you should watch of mine – it’s this one. It is my underlying outlook on life and financial planning. This is the outlook that leads to financial success. In my latest YouTube video, you’ll learn about the differences between a fear-based mindset and a growth mindset, and how wealthy people…

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