What Should We Do with the Change in Capital Gains Tax?

Capital Gains Tax Changes 2024

For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth, CLICK HERE The latest budget has proposed an increase in the capital gains inclusion rate for individuals, corporations, and trusts starting June 25, 2024. However, this part of the legislation is being introduced separately from the main bill. Should you do anything before then? Let’s break down the […]

What are the Two Main Types of Risks when Investing?

What are the two Main Types of Risks when Investinv?

For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth, CLICK HERE Excerpts from the Book – Preserving Wealth – written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP® There are basically two main types of risk: Capital Preservation Risk and Inflation Risk. “Capital preservation risk is the risk that your capital is not there when you need it. Let’s say […]

Earning Investment Income in a Corporation – Budget Update

Earning Investment Income in a Corporation

For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth, CLICK HERE Written by: Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Assante Financial Management Ltd. A great strategy many owners of Canadian-controlled private corporations (CCPC) use to build up retirement savings is to invest within their corporation using the benefit of the tax deferral between their personal income tax […]

How much income do you need in Retirement?

How much income do you need in retirement

Excerpts from the Book – Preserving Wealth – written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP® For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth CLICK HERE How Much Income Do You Need in Retirement? The following is an excerpt that describes how much income you need in retirement –   “You’ve been retired for a while. How much income […]

Introducing the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP)

Canadian Dental Care Plan

Written by: Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Assante Financial Management Ltd. For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth CLICK HERE In January 2024, Canada introduced the new Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP), aiming to provide essential dental care support to Canadians. Link to the Government of Canada SITE Key Facts:   PLEASE NOTE: It […]

How do you Develop a Diversified Portfolio?

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 […]

Appendix H: Interview Questions For A Financial Planner

Interview Questions for a Financial Planner

How To Interview A Financial Planner For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth CLICK HERE Financial planners can help you plan for retirement, find the best way to finance a new home, save for your child’s education or simply help put your finances in order. Whatever your needs, working with a professional financial planner is […]

Appendix G: Risk Management Planning

Risk Management Planning

For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth CLICK HERE  Protect yourself, your family & your retirement due to unforeseen or unexpected events without damaging your lifestyle and savings. Stage in Life Wealth Management Concerns Contingencies Single – No Kids Protect yourself Long Term Disability Insurance   Protect your ability to earn income Critical illness Insurance […]

5 Key Mindsets for the Transition to Retirement

transitioning to retirement

Written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Assante Financial Management Ltd.  Introduction Our blog has grown tremendously over the last three years, with over 100 posts, each aimed at providing valuable insights into financial planning. In this compilation, I’ve selected the articles that stand out as essential reads on creating the mindsets for retirement […]

Appendix C: Planning Your Will and Powers of Attorney

Wills and Powers of Attorney

For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth, CLICK HERE Introduction  This document contains background information regarding the planning of your Will and Powers of Attorney.  Its purpose is to provide you with a further understanding of the subject matter and related issues, in order to assist you in making key decisions.  Your Will – An […]