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How wealthtech is changing advice

There are more tech tools than ever before, but clients still value the human touch

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What’s in a plan?

Know the difference between your strategic plan and your business plan — and many other plans

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Generosity reaps rewards

Dan Wynnyk, senior vice-president and investment advisor with the Waterfront Group, helps many of his wealthy clients give to charity

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How banks are harnessing artificial intelligence

Financial services firms are using AI to create smart trading platforms and identify client needs

Time for automatic tax filing?

The government has proposed automated returns for simple tax situations

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Adapting to digital estate planning

There are many online tools, but which ones are best suited to you and your clients?

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Secure your home office

If you rushed into working from home, your systems may be vulnerable

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Are your texts to clients compliant?

Clients may prefer communicating via texts, but be careful about the information you exchange

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 22, 2021 February 24, 2021
  • 00:06
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Economic recovery looks K-shaped in many countries

The pandemic has exacerbated income inequality, and many low-wage workers have no job to return to

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Causes for cautious optimism

Uncertainty abounds, but 2021 promises opportunities in equities markets

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The bond outlook for 2021

Where the virus goes, so go markets

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Insurers to build on pandemic innovations

Covid-19 provided the industry and regulators a real-time test of adjusted rules and policies

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New year, new sense of optimism

Tips for refocusing and reframing after a tumultuous year

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Should your client refreeze their preferred shares?

As a business’s value drops, opportunity arises

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Optimizing your home office

Tips for maintaining your work/life balance, minimizing distractions and keeping physically fit while you work from home

Nizar Esmail

Speaking from experience

Nizar Esmail has lived through market swings and helps his clients find opportunities during times of turmoil

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Compliance — friend or foe?

While your compliance department may seem as if it’s working against you, compliance is essential to protecting your clients and your business

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Being flexible about retirement plans

The pandemic may cause your clients to rethink when to claim government benefits

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Retirement income during a pandemic

Investment plans need to be flexible, but don't abandon tested strategies

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 2, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 00:13
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When the rug gets pulled out from under your client

Your client is a couple years away from retirement and just lost their job. Now what?

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Preparing your clients psychologically for retirement

Retirement is a major lifestyle change that may lead to anxiety and other challenges

  • By: Leah Golob
  • November 2, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 00:11
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Is now the time for annuities?

Low rates are here for the foreseeable future, but guaranteed income can still work for certain clients

Failure, Stock Market Crash, Bear Market, Crisis

Make the most of a low-income year

Keep clients on track for retirement despite financial hardship

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Estate planning critical during a pandemic

While the coronavirus has highlighted the need for wills and powers of attorney, these documents are vital regardless

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Should I sell my practice during the pandemic?

You might not get the price you want and are you sure you're ready to take the plunge?