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Central banks’ interest rate increases carry great risk

Short-term interest rate tightening is likely to flatten the yield curve if not accompanied by expectations of higher future inflation

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Small biz tax changes: where we are now

The federal government’s final proposals received royal assent on June 21

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          Women fear outliving their savings

          Lower income levels, lack of confidence in investing and greater exposure to eldercare issues may be contributing factors

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          Clients care little about funds’ brands

          Research found that advisors are far more likely to choose proprietary investment funds for their clients

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          Federal Budget 2018

          Keep on top of all the latest tax changes in Budget 2018. Watch this webinar replay with noted tax expert Jamie Golombek.

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          Industry has mixed reaction to Budget 2018

          Feds fall short of promoting sustained growth: IIAC

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          Highlights from Budget 2018

          Changes to income sprinkling, passive investment income and the small business tax rate

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          Ottawa backtracks on key tax measures for small business

          The government’s proposal limits access to the lower small-business rate rather than taxing passive income above $50,000 at potentially punitive tax rates

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          Gender equality at the heart of Budget 2018

          The federal government intends to implement several measures to increase gender diversity, which “leads to more growth,” said Finance Minister Bill Morneau

          • By: Pablo Fuchs
          • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
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          The government proposes to strengthen the FCAC

          Feds also aim to modernize the deposit insurance system and implement a framework for resolving systemically important financial market infrastructure firms

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          Parental sharing benefit key part of gender equality-focused budget

          The new “use-it-or-lose-it” benefit would increase the duration of EI parental leave by up to five weeks for parents

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          Feds to crack down further on tax avoidance

          The government will be investing money to improve the fairness and integrity of the tax system as well as introduce new rules

          • By: Pablo Fuchs
          • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
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          Feds aim to make RESPs, RDSPs more accessible

          Budget 2018 extends a temporary measure to set up RDSPs in cases in which the capacity of the individual to enter into a contract is…

          Improving client services at the CRA

          The government will be providing additional resources toward improving client services in three key areas at the CRA

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          Feds plan to spend $10 billion on new initiatives

          Budget 2018 contained little mention of spending toward infrastructure and defence

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          Slideshow: What to expect in the 2018 federal budget

          This year’s federal budget is expected to include announcements on pay equity, parental leave, the federal deficit and much more

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          What to tell your clients about ICOs

          Initial coin offerings may promise reward, but they carry high levels of both regulatory and financial risk

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          How blockchain could supercharge financial services

          Financial services firms are embracing blockchain technology to improve efficiencies, cut costs and reduce risks

          Brave new way of doing business

          As financial services firms make significant investments in technology, they're creating new ways for you to serve your clients

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          Cryptocurrencies and your clients

          When your client asks you about bitcoin - or any other speculative investment - remember to consider that client's long-term goals. There are ways to…

          Social media: Getting it right

          As users of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn become more discriminating, the onus is on you to curate and create content that is compelling - and…