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The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit increased to $7,000 (from $6,500) for 2024. This new limit means that a taxpayer who has never contributed to a TFSA and has been eligible for one since its inception will have a cumulative contribution room of $95,000.   TFSAs are now a …

Many of us reflect on our yearly financial goals as the calendar turns to a New Year. But bringing goals to fruition can’t happen without a clear plan of action and determined effort.   This is especially true as we continue to live with lingering effects of above-average inflation and …

Many clients in their 50’s and 60’s are increasingly worried about the finances of their aging parents. This is especially true when it is difficult to predict interest income on investments.   They often ask: ‘How do I talk to them about their care and their finances?‘   This topic …

Most people want to be wealthy, or at least financially independent. The sad truth is that very few people are financially independent when they reach retirement. The rest are dependent to some extent on others or government benefits for their daily money needs.   Far too many people today live …

The last year or so has been a very rude awakening for many. Too many people today are so busy living a lifestyle, they forget that emergencies may need to be dealt with.   It’s all too easy to take one’s cash flow for granted and get lulled into the …

It is seldom planned or wished for, but it is a reality and something that requires discussion – the illness and/or death of a spouse or partner. As the so-called Baby Boomer generation ages, there is a marked increase in widows suddenly left with financial situations that they do not …

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