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 […]

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 […]

Free Book Offer to Kick Off Your Finances in 2024!

Free Book Offer

As we start the new year, the desire to organize and get our “financial house” in order is a common resolution. To jump start this process, I am thrilled to extend an exclusive offer– a chance to receive one of 10 complimentary hard copies of “Preserving Wealth: The Next Generation, The Definitive Guide to Protecting, […]

Planning Your Retirement in the Next 36 Months?

Planning your Retirement in the next 36 months

Written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Assante Financial Management Ltd. Additional editing by ChatGPT. Are you considering retiring in the next 36 months, perhaps in 2024, 2025, or 2026? If so, it’s crucial to make sure you’re on the right financial path. Facing Key Challenges in Retirement Planning As you start this journey, […]

Retirees’ Tax Planning Checklist

Retirees' Tax Planning Checklist

Written by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Assante Financial Management Ltd.  For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth, CLICK HERE In the 2023 Fidelity Retirement Report, retirees’ # 1 concern was minimizing taxes. This is unsurprising since taxes are the majority of retirees’ most significant unwanted expenses. If retirees can reduce the taxes they […]

Retirement Tax Layering: Partial RRIF/RRSP Conversion

Retirement Tax Layering: Partial RRIF/RRSP Conversion

Authored by Jack Lumsden, MBA, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Assante Financial Management Ltd. Additional editing by ChatGPT. For your FREE Copy of Preserving Wealth, CLICK HERE Introduction Retirees contemplating their financial strategy often find value in strategically converting a portion of their RRSPs to RRIFs before reaching the age of 71. This proactive approach allows individuals […]

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 […]

Annuities Update for Retirees: Creating A Personal Pension Plan

Annuities Update for Retirees

For your FREE E-Copy of Preserving Wealth, CLICK HERE In recent years, annuities have gained renewed appeal for retirees due to the shift in interest rates. This article explores annuities and why they could benefit your retirement income strategy.  Understanding Annuities – Your Personal Pension Plan An annuity is a contract with a life insurance company […]