Why Life Insurance Should Be Part Of Your Estate Planning

Why Life Insurance Should Be Part Of Your Estate PlanningYou’ve worked hard and managed your money carefully throughout your life. So rest easy knowing that you will have more than enough assets to fulfill your needs during your retirement years.You also need to think...

Estate Planning for Blended Families

Blended families – where two people get married but have children from previous relationships – are becoming more common. It can be challenging enough to take care of the everyday logistics; from where to live to making sure everyone gets along. So trying to make sure...

Estate Freeze

In 2015, CIBC conducted a poll to see how many Canadian business owners had a business transition plan. Almost half of them didn’t have one.No business owner likes to think about handing over their business they’ve built from the ground up. But the fact of...

Succession Planning for Business Owners

Succession Planning for Business OwnersBusiness owners deal with a unique set of challenges. One of these challenges includes succession planning. A succession plan is the process of the transfer of ownership, management and interest of a business. When should a...

Business Owners: 2020 Tax Planning Tips for the End of the Year

It’s a great time to review your business finances now that we are nearing year-end. Your business may be affected by recent tax changes or new measures to help with financial losses due to COVID-19. Figuring out the tax ramifications of these new measures can...