September 2020

Maintaining your standard of living in retirement
Maintaining your standard of living after retirement can be a challenge. Here are some tips to help you make your dreams come true and have a great retirement.

Most Canadians retire around their 64th birthday. With good planning, you too can enjoy this new adventure to the fullest.

When you retire, you’ll be relying on your investment income, your Old Age Security (OAS) pension from the federal government and your employer’s private retirement plan. Annuities are another great way to make sure you have a stable and secure source of income. You can opt for income splitting with your spouse, which could be beneficial depending on your situation.

3 ratios to monitor the long-term financial health of your business after COVID-19
By Alka Sood, Senior Business Advisor, BDC Advisory Services

Companies that have taken on an additional debt-load need to watch these ratios.
Over the last three months, we have heard from many business owners telling us about the disruption in their business operations.

Here’s How Long Your Fresh Produce Will Really Last
Nicole Doster for Reader's Digest

You’ve just arrived home from the farmers’ market or grocery store laden with bags full of plump blueberries, juicy peaches and bright leafy greens, ready to be made into fantastic meals. Keep your bounty fresh with our handy food storage guide.

COVID-19 Phobia and the Impact of Fear
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has elicited widespread anxiety and fear, and apart from the effects of the virus itself, may be influencing the most basic of decisions affecting our health - should I see a doctor or go to the hospital if I’m not feeling well?:

iA Wealth Monthly Market Snapshot
Major equity indexes ended the month of July higher, despite a surge in COVID-19 cases coinciding with the reopening of economies. Volatility for stocks was high as a slew of quarterly earnings and economic reports were released showing the detrimental impact of the pandemic.

Did you know that we have a mortgage referral partner?
As a broker, Lori's job is to shop the market and get the best possible rates for your particular circumstance. We guarantee you won't find a better rate.
We would like to congratulate Invis and our mortgage referral partner Lori Pollice on their 20th anniversary. So proud of their long history of success and the value they bring to Canadians every single day!

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This information has been prepared by Greg Frost who is an Investment Advisor for HollisWealth®. The material contained does not necessarily reflect the opinion of HollisWealth. HollisWealth® is a division of Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. The information contained in this newsletter comes from sources we believe reliable, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy or reliability. The opinions expressed are based on an analysis and interpretation dating from the date of publication and are subject to change without notice. Furthermore, they do not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any of the securities mentioned. The information contained herein may not apply to all types of investors. The Investment Advisor can open accounts only in the provinces in which they are registered.HollisWealth® is a division of Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. For more information about HollisWealth, please consult the official website at Insurance products provided through Hollis Insurance.