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RRSP Contributions - Friend or Foe?

Posted in RRSP, RRIF, TFSA, Investments, Expertise, Andrew Ross

It seems almost sacrosanct to question the benefits of making an RRSP contribution these days, but is it always the right thing to do, even if you can?

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Should I worry about how the Canadian dollar might affect my retirement?

Posted in Market, RRSP, Investments, Expertise, Stocks, Bonds, Andrew Ross

If you are feeling that the past year has been a very volatile time for the Canadian dollar, you might be wondering how that may affect your retirement plans.

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Where Are Canadian Interest Rates Headed In 2018?

Posted in Market, Investments, Expertise, Stocks, Bonds, Andrew Ross, Newsletter

Canadian interest rates rose twice in the latter half of 2017 – and investors and borrowers are looking for answers to where interest rates are headed in 2018.

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How Will the Proposed Canadian Tax Changes Affect Me?

Posted in Market, Family Trusts, Investments, IPP, Holding Company, Estate Planning, Andrew Ross

In it’s efforts to rein in what it considers tax loop holes, the Canadian Government has recently floated a tax package that takes aim at private corporations.

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How will recent US political events affect my investments?

Posted in Market, Investments, Stocks, Bonds, Andrew Ross

The Trump Administration south of our border is increasingly becoming a wild card for stock markets, just as North American economies start showing some strength.

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The coming tax changes... how do they impact your retirement planning?

Posted in Market, Investments, IPP, Estate Planning, Andrew Ross, Newsletter

The Liberal government is considering tax changes that will affect business owners who use corporations to augment their retirement plan.

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Where are North American interest rates going?

Posted in Market, Investments, Stocks, Bonds, Andrew Ross

Clients regularly ask about our view on the future direction of interest rates in Canada and the US. The long easing of interest rates is slowly coming to an end throughout most of the G20.

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How does the current political environment affect the stock markets?

Posted in Market, Investments, Stocks, Andrew Ross

There is an old adage that the 'markets climb a wall of worry.' This couldn’t be more true of the markets today – underneath the smoke and bluster of politics, there are some solid foundational events that are leading stock markets higher.

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