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The Beacon Group of Assante are title sponsors of the JazzYYC Illumin8 Series
The Beacon Group of Assante are title sponsors of the JazzYYC Illumin8 Series
Nov 17, 2017
The Beacon Group of Assante Financial Management Ltd. is bringing jazz musicians and enthusiasts together to promote a growing musical community in Calgary with JazzYYC’s Illumin8 concert series.
Parent and child playing fun activities together
Parent and child playing fun activities together
Nov 14, 2017
For the 2016/2017 academic year, the average undergrad tuition in Canada was $6,373. But undergrads in dentistry paid $21,012; in medicine, $13,858; and in law, $11,385. The bottom line is that you may want to increase your savings target. Here are four strategies to help.
Retired couple celebrating their retirement
Retired couple celebrating their retirement
Nov 9, 2017
Preparing for your retirement takes years of planning and wise investing. It seems as if retirement has been the resounding theme of your financial planning life and when the time comes to put your plan into motion, there can be mixed feelings about it. Not everyone is counting down the days until...
Financial advisor meeting with clients about their investment goals
Financial advisor meeting with clients about their investment goals
Nov 6, 2017
Many people share a few common concerns about retirement planning – the whims of the markets, longer life expectancies, or simply wishing to have enough to live comfortably in the future. With all that in mind, where can you find an extra boost to help you reach your retirement savings goal?
Couple reviewing finances and paper work.jpg
Couple reviewing finances and paper work.jpg
Nov 1, 2017
The most difficult dilemmas to solve are those with a strong rational and emotional case for either choice. That certainly applies to deciding between spending and saving, especially if the saving is for retirement. Is it okay to spend that money now? Or is now the time to invest those dollars and...
Group of Seven Guitar Project
Group of Seven Guitar Project
Oct 13, 2017
Clients and members of the Assante Group of Seven Wealth Advisors were treated to a remarkable evening of music and art in appreciation of the one-year partnership between Assante Wealth Management and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.
Digital Asset Planning for your Will
Digital Asset Planning for your Will
Oct 3, 2017
The information era has introduced a wide variety of new devices and digital applications. Along with these technological innovations, come new types of assets. As individuals increasingly spend more time on the internet, they create a financial footprint. A recent report done by Deloitte found...
Commentaire sur le budget fédéral de 2017
Commentaire sur le budget fédéral de 2017
Sep 22, 2017
On July 18, 2017, the federal Department of Finance set out proposed tax changes that will significantly impact the taxation of virtually all private corporations in Canada. 
Sarnia branch fundraiser generates over $50,000 for youth programs
Sarnia branch fundraiser generates over $50,000 for youth programs
Jul 13, 2017
Assante’s Sarnia branch overcame mud and obstacles at the third annual Dirty Dash for Rebound in support of youth in the Sarnia-Lambton area.
Powers of attorney: When should your power of attorney be effective?
Powers of attorney: When should your power of attorney be effective?
Jul 11, 2017
A power of attorney that takes effect only when a triggering event occurs, often referred to as a “springing” power of attorney, is permitted in most provinces. However, it is important to be aware of the implications that are associated.

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