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The Cash Dam is a simple but powerful tax strategy I have used with quite a few clients. It is an especially attractive option for those who are familiar with the Smith Manoeuvre or other tax minimization strategies. It can help you with tax optimization if you have a...read more
We are in the second biggest stock market boom in history – and the most hated bull market ever. The world stock markets (MSCI World Index) have more than tripled - up 250% since it started in March 2009. However, most investors have made significantly less. The...read more
I'm pleased because the Canadian MoneySaver is the highest quality financial magazine in Canada, in my opinion. It is also Canada's only financial magazine with a print edition. I wrote a very high quality article for the November issue about how to become financially...read more
Great article by Gerv Tacadena from Wealth Professional magazine. A retirement plan is as valuable for financial freedom as a GPS is for a driving trip. When it comes to retirement plans, Canadians often overlook the very basic question: How much do I need? Financial...read more
Excellent article by Susan from the "Plunged in Debt" blog. I help people plan for the retirement that they want. The Smith Manoeuvre can make all the difference for long-term risk-tolerant investors. It can make the difference between having the retirement you want...read more
Everyone hopes to be able to retire with enough put aside to live a lifestyle that keeps them happy, but Certified Financial Planner Ed Rempel finds barriers are keeping Canadians from achieving needed financial freedom. In the November/December issue...read more