Financial Tip of The Month.
Teaching Kids about Money. As we prepare our taxes, we are always planning what we can do better next year. I have frequently recommended that now is the best time to start 1 new habit. This year, I suggest it's helping to instill 1 good financial habit in a young person you influence.
In fact, if you have kids, and you help with their taxes, then get them involved. Let them do their own return. Let them see what's involved, and understand the difference tax planning can have. Knowing that completing the tax return may ensure they get back money, or receive credits so paying less, is often a simple lesson and helps to provide incentive to complete the tax return. This 1 step can help build a better financially astute citizen for tomorrow.
Need an accountant to help. I work with many and I'm happy to refer to one that is a good fit for you..
Attention Assante Fee-Based Clients
As of April 1st, 2017, the cost per trade in a fee based account will be reduced from $22.50 to $13.00.
Tax Help Needed?
Check out our tax organizers to keep you on track.
If you do your own taxes, you can use the TurboTax program available through our website link here to save 20% on TurboTax.
Book a meeting today to ensure we have reviewed tax strategies available to you.
FEDERAL BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS
- No Proposed Changes To Personal Income Tax Rates
- Public Transit Tax Credit
- Changes to Child Tax Credit
The celebrity effect continues in Trump's favour.
Portfolio managers outline the surprising fact that since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president on November 8, 2016, U.S. stock markets, as measured by the S&P 500 Composite Index, have had 47 positive days and only 28 negative days.
Richard Wylie's latest edition of The Big Picture commentary discusses OPEC's surprise decision in November 2016 to limit oil production and explains why Canada stands to benefit.
What About Your Digital Footprint?
Your Digital Afterlife
by Evan Carroll was published in 2010 and is now gaining traction due to the concerns of Digital Property
By 2090, it's been forecast, that there will be more Facebook accounts for deceased people, than those living. That's a rather strange thought. But it makes you realize that your online presence, and all your valuables housed behind passwords, and in the digital world can be lost without a plan. Deciding on what you would like to happen to your devices and their contents is now starting to be an integral part of will planning. It is imperative to review this information with a financial and legal professional to ensure you leave the legacy you want to leave.
To listen to the playback of the recent Wealth Matters webcast, please click here
Have questions about Estate Planning?
2 For 1 Pass to The McMichael Art Gallery
Plan a day at this beautiful at this beautiful gallery, with its incredible grounds and appreciate a little history of Canada. Call our office at (905) 707-5220 for the special offer.
I'm very proud to be a Premiere Sponsor of the McMichael Gallery in 2017, it's 50th year, and also to be a sponsor of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Both of these great public places help us to enjoy art in its many facets.
Recently, we had a video shoot sharing the reasons why a group of advisors chose to support art in Canada.
"It always seems impossible until it's done."
Janine Purves, CFP, CPCA, CCS
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Dates to Remember
Connecting the Community Spring Event ~supporting Heart & Stroke Big Bike
Portraits of Giving Opening Night, Pfaff Motors, Newmarket. Click Here For Tickets
(Celebrating York Region leaders who give back to their community)
Personal Tax Deadline
Proud to sponsor the Arts:
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