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Fed holds; projects no rate hikes in 2019

Officials expect economic growth of just 2.1% this year, down from the previous projection of 2.3%.

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First-time homebuyer incentive could have tax implications

Further details are expected later this year

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Federal budget introduces annuities deferred to age 85

The plan will allow retirees to keep more savings tax-free until later in retirement

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Power Financial raises quarterly dividend after reporting $478M in Q4

The quarterly payment to shareholders will go up by 5.2% to 45.55 cents per common share

Global banks making headway on Basel III

New report finds large global banks are continuing to build up their capital and liquidity positions

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Liberals to impose $200K threshold for tax treatment of stock options

New rules target executives at large firms

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Feds crack down on commuted value IPPs

Budget measure aims to quash planning that seeks to use IPPs to circumvent prescribed transfer limits

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Canadian workforce facing demographic shift, StatsCan predicts

A new study forecasts that the workforce will be getting older, more reliant on immigrants

Liberals offer relief to RDSP holders who lose DTC eligibility

Proposals in the 2019 budget change the time limitations for closing plans

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Government targets certain investment funds that use forward contracts

The change takes aim at funds that seek to reduce taxes through dividend contracts

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Feds offer help to first-time homebuyers

Find out if your clients qualify for the new incentive

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Federal government’s deficit to grow to $19.8B in 2019-20 fiscal year

Federal debt as a percentage of GDP is expected to be 30.7%

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Highlights from the 2019 federal budget tabled Tuesday

Liberals to offer tax credits for skills training, help for homebuyers

OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

IE’s Calendar of Industry Events

Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2019 March 19, 2019
  • 10:30
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Your clients should feel valued

Clients often feel unimportant because of advisors' failure to manage the experience

After the rush: Post-RRSP reviews

Now that the contribution deadline has passed, this is a good time to review your clients' changing needs

Your clients and mental health

Problems such as depression and addiction can affect a client's ability to make financial decisions

Many women put their retirements at risk making financial sacrifices

By their late 50s, women have saved approximately half of what men have saved

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 21, 2019 March 18, 2019
  • 11:30