News Archive: Financial Planning

Golden Insights from GoldenGirlFinance.ca

Golden Insights from GoldenGirlFinance.ca

Includes: Real estate commissions revealed: How to negotiate the best rate and sell your home for more; Feeling down? Canadian women’s standard of living sees decline: If you’re feeling tired and out of balance, the prosperous economy may be to blame; and We’re sizzling! 5 hot Canadian stocks: Canada’s industries aren’t exactly glamorous, but wait until you see the returns. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Federal Tax Rules Prevent Many Canadians from Saving Enough for Retirement: C.D. Howe Institute

Major reform is needed, so that all workers for whom the “tax-assisted” retirement saving system is intended can save enough for their retirements, according to the report. To make this a reality, the authors propose that Canada’s annual, income-based tax limits on retirement saving be discarded and replaced with a uniform, inflation-indexed lifetime accumulation limit of $2 million – the value of pensions now accumulated by high-income workers with career membership in generous DB pension plans, especially in the public sector. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Investors Group Adds Three New Equity Mandates

“The two new Core equity mandates are unique in that the fund’s assets are allocated to components segmented by market capitalization – large, mid, and small, each managed by an expert in that area. The allocation to each component can also be altered to take advantage of the market conditions at the time,” said John Wiltshire, Senior Vice-President, Product and Financial Planning at Investors Group. [Click on Logo to learn more]

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Calling All Entrepreneurs – How Do You Use Financial Analysis to Grow Your Business?

The Women’s Enterprise Centre and the University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Business and Economics have developed a comprehensive survey to measure the amount of financial analysis that is done to support business decisions made by entrepreneurs. In addition to sharing the results with all the entrepreneurs who participate in the research, there will be a draw for a $500 cash prize to thank the business owners who have taken the time to thoughtfully complete the survey. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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First Ever Conference in Manitoba Dedicated To Creating More Community-Based Financial Services Takes Place September 21 And 22, 2011

“Our goal is to drill down and identify what real barriers people are facing in obtaining basic financial services such as savings accounts and credit and explore how to overcome these barriers,” said Gloria Desorcy, conference organizer. “We’ll look at what models have been attempted elsewhere to learn what’s worked and what has not.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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