The 8 Popular Myths of Retirement (Ep. 61)

The 8 Popular Myths of Retirement (Ep. 61)

There is no doubt that planning for retirement can seem like a complex process, and even thinking about it can be stressful. Nowadays media, politicians, financial services, businesses – everyone has been talking about retirement. With so much information, it is easy to get overwhelmed. In this episode, Kris Dureau debunks eight popular myths about …

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Traveling to the USA? Here’s How It Might Affect Your Taxes (Ep. 60)

Traveling to the USA? Here’s How It Might Affect Your Taxes (Ep. 60)

Many Canadians pack their suitcases as it gets colder and fly off to warmer places in the USA. While that sounds like a wonderful idea, it is important to know the tax implications of your trip. In this episode, Kris Dureau provides a brief overview of tax-related nuances you need to keep in mind as …

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Offsetting Taxes From Your RRSP: Facts About The RRSP Meltdown Strategy (Ep. 56)

Offsetting Taxes From Your RRSP: Facts About The RRSP Meltdown Strategy (Ep. 56)

The RRSP meltdown strategy has been saving our clients’ tax dollars for many years now, allowing for more savings and tax benefits. In this episode, Kris Dureau unpacks the benefits and risks of this strategy along with ways you can reduce taxes during your retirement income in your early golden years.  Kris discusses: How to …

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6 Things To Avoid With a Tax-Free Savings Account (Ep. 55)

6 Things To Avoid With a Tax-Free Savings Account (Ep. 55)

Just the name Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? You can set aside money tax-free throughout your lifetime and it is a great idea… If you don’t make some simple mistakes. We need to be aware of the regulations around these accounts to avoid any painful mistakes. In this episode, Kris goes through …

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Investing While Owning a Small Business with Gary Armstrong, CPA, CGA (Ep. 54)

Investing While Owning a Small Business with Gary Armstrong, CPA, CGA (Ep. 54)

You want to invest your money and we want to help you do so, but you have a small business. So, what are your options now? Do you invest through your personal assets or your corporation?  In this episode, Kris sits down with Gary Armstrong from Green Private Wealth to discuss what both of these …

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An In-Depth Look At Your Canadian Pension Plan (Ep. 53)

An In-Depth Look At Your Canadian Pension Plan (Ep. 53)

One of the biggest cornerstones to retirement income planning is knowing the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and what your duties are associated with it. When planning for retirement, many people want to make sure they are setting themselves up for total security in their retirement.  When it comes to retirement, its common to have questions …

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3 Ways To Set Expectations Before Sending Your Kids to College (Ep. 52)

3 Ways To Set Expectations Before Sending Your Kids to College (Ep. 52)

For many parents, there are a number of stressors that come along with sending your child to college. Whether they are leaving their childhood home or commuting to school, preparing yourself for this time will help ease the tension and allow you to offer your children advice for when that time comes.  In this episode, …

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