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Young couple reviewing documents
Mar 18, 2019
Have you noticed we’re getting fewer tax breaks? The next best way to come out ahead is to pay the tax later. Find out why tax deferral works and learn about some key methods available.
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British Columbia flag
Feb 21, 2019
Finance Minister Carole James tabled the 2019 British Columbia provincial budget on February 19, 2019. The commentary, prepared by our Wealth Planning Group at Assante Private Client, can be used to assist you and your Assante advisor with your wealth planning strategy.
Stressed couple reviewing financial statement
Stressed couple reviewing financial statement
Feb 19, 2019
If investment personality clashes are posing a challenge to your relationship, here are three approaches that may help.
Multi generational family sitting on couch
Multi generational family sitting on couch
Feb 6, 2019
It is important to monitor changes in the applicable laws and rules if your will and estate planning objectives include planning for a beneficiary who has a mental or physical disability.
Picnic with grandmother and granddaughter
Picnic with grandmother and granddaughter
Feb 4, 2019
Any shift in marital status brings with it several changes in your lifestyle, and unique financial planning considerations and solutions. Our expertise in financial planning will ease your tansition and guide you through your new life stage.
Happy couple meeting financial advisor
Happy couple meeting financial advisor
Jan 31, 2019
Your financial situation may be more complicated as life evolves, but fortunately, you’re not alone when you have an advisor. Here are two examples of couples facing multiple financial issues at once, and how their advisors helps take the worry out of their financial life.
Senior couple reviewing will and estates
Senior couple reviewing will and estates
Jan 28, 2019
Keeping your will up to date is an extremely important aspect of your estate planning. We generally recommend that you review your will every three to five years to ensure it is up to date.
 Middled aged couple in the kitchen reading tablet
 Middled aged couple in the kitchen reading tablet
Jan 23, 2019
Planning for the number of years that will need to be funded during retirement can be difficult. The retirement income floor strategy can help you determine how much income you will need.
Mother, father and their adult children
Mother, father and their adult children
Jan 10, 2019
If you have only one child and she or he wants to be executor of your estate, consider yourself fortunate. But if you have two or more children, you must weigh several pros and cons before naming an executor or co-executors.
Retired woman standing in living room
Retired woman standing in living room
Jan 7, 2019
One of these days, the unexpected may alter the course of your life. Find out through several case studies why financial plans must adapt to meet evolving needs.