Monthly Minute
June 2021 - news & updates
Market Updates
Listen to Wealth Matters Market Updates with CI Investments' top portfolio managers which include an update for the Evolution portfolio. You can access the webcast recording online.

Portfolio Construction: Learn about the key changes and Evolution's top holdings

Liquid Alts: The long and the short of alternative investments
Tax Planning
Estate Planning is a big topic and there is no one size fits all, but when a will is NOT up to date it doesn't suit anybody. There are many changes that have recently come into effect! Please, make sure your will is up to date and here are a few items to consider:

Probate fees are paid to the government determined by the total value of the property in your estate when you pass away. There are some applicable ways to reduce the fees such as having a designated beneficiary.
Heath and Lifestyle
Have you reviewed your employee benefits plan recently? What does the provincial health plan cover? How will you fund medical expenses in retirement? We are always here to help and provide feedback on your current benefits plan

It is recommended that you review the option thoroughly as each option carry different risks
In the Community
Snapd Richmond Hill’s Road Rally is a car rally, scavenger hunt & team competition on June 5th, 2021, with proceeds supporting CHATS-Community & Home Assistance to Seniors’ transportation services.
Registered Accounts
Reminder for Trustee Fees for RRIF, RRSP, LIF, LIRA: The trustee fees for all registered accounts (RRSP, RRIF, LRIF, LIRA) will be charged on June 3rd. Please note, the fee will be taken as instructed on your account, so it may be taken from the Assante account, or charged to your bank account.

Are you looking to set up a group RRSP? Speak to us about your options using our online investing platform, Assante Connect.
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"Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt."
- Eric Sevareid

I particularly agree with this one. When it comes to the investing industry, if one never questions their assumptions, one may get caught in being over-confident, which can lead to bigger mistakes on occasion.

Wishing you a wonderful summer, and hoping that you are able to stay happy and healthy!
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