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We are pleased to inform this event raised around $200K net after expenses. A hugely significant figure that will greatly help the sponsored children’s charities! On Saturday, June 15th, the Total Wealth Management Group team, competing fiercely to win 3 out of 4 games, did make it to the volleyball playoffs … where we unfortunately […]
As in years past, it is our pleasure once again, to participate in The Games for Hope Foundation’s Corporate Sports Benefit Tournament. Every year a dedicated group of volunteers puts together this large corporate multi-sports tournament to raise money for deserving children’s causes. They anticipate having close to 1,500 participants, volunteers, colleagues, media partners, family, […]
In our previous post RRIFs Part 1: What are they?, we covered some RRIF basics. We said that while an RRSP is designed to receive contributions, a RRIF is designed to be used only for withdrawals, with very limited exceptions. The most common exception is when a RRIF receives, aside from an RRSP rollover, a […]
Maximizing cashflow during retirement means using a combination of investment vehicles. While RRSPs are a commonly used tool towards that goal, it logically follows that most retirees will eventually own a RRIF. RRIFs are similar but have their own unique features. RRSP vs RRIF A Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) is essentially a continuation of a […]
We all have bad habits. Sometimes, these are small and seemingly harmless, like a person biting their nails or forgetting to put empty coffee cups in the recycle bin. Other bad habitual behaviours can have potentially risky outcomes, like regularly driving beyond speed limits or reaching for comfort foods too often. Perhaps the most detrimental […]
Business communication used to be centered around in-person meetings and phone calls made from a landline. Fax was all the rage for a period of time, but nothing has really impacted professional communication the way email has. Not only does email make messaging easy and convenient, it allows professionals to work from just about anywhere […]
When an individual plans for retirement, they often think of how much money is needed to fund their lifestyle. This is important, as one’s housing, travel and spending habits are personal and will affect their retirement income needs. However, many Canadians fail to anticipate the full cost of healthcare in their older years. It’s not […]