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Ontario, Quebec yet to match feds’ proposed small business tax break

The federal budget proposed increasing the level of taxable capital at which a business can still access the small business rate

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Trends in claims against advisors

Red flags to guard against in your practice were outlined at an IFB event

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CI to ramp up recruiting under consolidated Canadian wealth unit 

Firm plans to rebrand Aligned Capital to link it directly with CI brand "at some point," CEO says

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“Perfect storm” fuelling inflation, BoC says

But the situation is different from the '70s

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Slumping markets hit iA profit despite strong sales

The firm reported net income attributable to common shareholders of $151 million in Q1, down 13%

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 12, 2022 May 12, 2022
  • 14:39
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Brookfield to spin off asset management business

A 25% stake in the new company will be distributed to shareholders by year's end

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U.S. inflation hit 8.3% last month but slows from 40-year high

Grocery prices up 10.8%, steak is “almost out of the question”

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Big firms bank on attracting advisors

Industry leaders cite planning, culture, banking power to fuel advisor practices

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Recent investment product launches

'Megatrend' and U.S. taxpayer funds are among the recent releases

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 10, 2022 May 10, 2022
  • 12:11
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IGM Financial reports strong Q1 earnings and inflows despite rocky markets

Mackenzie's investment fund sales declined

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 6, 2022 May 6, 2022
  • 14:09
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Net earnings increase 9% in Q1 for Great-West Lifeco

The quarterly results reflect the insurer's medium-term goals, the CEO said

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 5, 2022 May 5, 2022
  • 14:48

BoC reaching out to Indigenous groups on economic reconciliation

Barriers exist to accessing financial services, deputy governor says

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BoE raises key rate to highest level in 13 years

More rate increases could be in the pipeline based on the latest economic outlook

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American interest rate up 0.5% amid 6.6% inflation

The Federal Reserve raised the benchmark short-term interest rate to a range of 0.75% to 1%

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April’s home sales down 41% from last year, 27% since March: Toronto realty board

Annual pace of home price growth ‘will moderate in the coming months’

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CDIC deposit protection expands to include RESPs and RDSPs

The Crown corporation also introduced changes for deposits held in trust or placed through financial advisors

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 2, 2022 May 3, 2022
  • 14:41
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Inflation hits record high of 7.5% in countries using euro

Reasons include supply bottlenecks, 38% rise in energy prices

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Luxury vehicle tax, DTC changes included in Budget 2022 implementation bill

Bill C-19 gives people who purchased luxury vehicles in 2021 a break

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Putting the inflation genie back in the lamp

Central banks miscalculated and find themselves behind the inflation curve, CIO told a Canada Life event

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Financial planning projections peg long-term inflation at 2.1%

FP Canada and the IQPF released their 2022 guidelines

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 28, 2022 April 28, 2022
  • 15:48
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Scotia signs referral deal with dentist group CDSPI

Bank announces five-year agreement with provider of insurance and financial advice to dentists

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Prescribed loan rate to rise July 1

Now is the time to lock in 1% prescribed rate on family loans, achieve income splitting opportunity

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Census: 85-and-over population expected to triple in 25 years

The oldest baby boomers just turned 76; the youngest will turn 85 in 2050

FP Canada recognizes top marks in latest QAFP exam

Almost 400 candidates wrote the February exam

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 26, 2022 April 26, 2022
  • 16:23
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OSC selects businesses for innovation experiments

Testing this spring will include product comparisons, client onboarding

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 25, 2022 April 26, 2022
  • 16:21