How do you Develop a Diversified Portfolio?

Developing a Diversified Portfolio

How do you Develop a Diversified Portfolio? For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth CLICK HERE Excerpts from the Book – Preserving Wealth – written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP® “So how do you actually develop a diversified portfolio?” asked Sally. “I understand the basics between bonds and equities, and clearly I haven’t been doing […]

What are the Retirement Income Planning Options?

What are the Retirement Income Planning Options?

Retirement Income Planning Options Excerpts from the Book – Preserving Wealth – written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP® For your FREE E-Copy of Preserving Wealth, CLICK HERE “There are five main options to achieve the cash flow you desire from your own assets: income only investing income-focused investing. guaranteed income: life income annuity/guaranteed income products total […]

What Are the Retirement Income Investment Options? 

Retirement Income Investment Options

As you transition from your working years to retirement or optional work years, creating a cash flow stream from your investments is critical to retirement planning.  There are five main retirement investment options to consider when developing a prudent plan for retirement cash flow: Income Only Investing, Income Focused Investing, Guaranteed Income Products, Total Return […]

Key 2023 Financial Planning Facts and Figures

Key Financial Planning

RRSPs Spousal RRSP Rules TFSAs Old Age Security (OAS) OAS Claw Back (recovery tax) 2023 Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Payments Registered Education (RESP) Limits Probate Fees in Ontario  Ontario Withholding Tax for RRSP and RRIF withdrawals:  2023 Canadian Controlled Private Corporation (CCPC) Tax Rates for Ontario Important Dates: Source of Information:   Download our White […]

Chapter 3: Protecting and Preserving your Wealth

Chapter Three of Preserving Wealth

“Well, David, I have to say one thing—you sure have become a good cook. This has been one of the best breakfasts we’ve had all summer.” David’s face was rife with suspicion as he glanced over at Alice. “It’s only our second Saturday breakfast, dear, and I think I know why you’re buttering me up. […]

4 Things Retirees Should Know About the 4% Rule

4 percent rule

When people are looking to make the transition to retirement, they want to know how much they can spend each year without running out of money. The amount of capital you can safely withdraw from your portfolio each year without running out of money has been called the “Safe Withdrawal Rate.” There is something called the […]

Retirement Income Withdrawal Strategies

Retirement Income Withdrawel Strategies

Retirement Income Withdrawal Strategies In our conversations with people making the transition from their working years to retirement, many have done a great job of saving over time. They end up with many potential retirement-income sources but are unsure of how to put it all together.  As a result, retirement income planning has been compared […]

Can we give money to our children to help with a home purchase?

Home Purchase for Children

In meeting with clients a common question we hear is, “Can we give money to our children to help with a home purchase?” With real estate prices today, the only way many young adults can afford to purchase a home is with help from the bank of Mom and Dad. People often ask if there […]

Risks to Retirement Income Planning

retirement income planning

Retirement Income Planning is a speciality in the world of financial advice. There are specific risks that are different from simply saving for retirement. It requires a different skillset for the advisor to be able to plan for the specific risks when developing an income plan that will last a family’s entire lifetime.   From my […]