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Feb 12, 2019 |Brendon Boothman
It is that time of year where you may notice your physical mailbox is more full than normal. With income tax season upon us, that means you will begin to receive all the necessary slips to include in your annual filing. RBC Dominion Securities is happy...
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10 Principles of Successful Investing in Volatile Markets

Feb 05, 2019 |Brendon Boothman
Stock market volatility is a normal part of investing. But what you do- and don't do- during times of higher volatility can make the difference between success and failure as an investor. The attached 10 principles can help you manage volatility and achieve...
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Early 2019 Tax Tips

Jan 08, 2019 |Brendon Boothman
Happy New Year! With the turn of the calendar to another year, we would like to share some tax planning strategies that may be of use to you. TFSA contribution limits have increased, with the new contribution limit set at $6000 for 2019. This article...
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Your Financial To-do List

Dec 10, 2018 |Brendon Boothman
Many of us go through an annual ritual of setting resolutions. Improving health is usually high on people's lists- lose weight, exercise and eat healthier. However, in addition to improving your physical health, you can resolve to make this year your...
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November 2018

Nov 20, 2018 |Brendon Boothman
Recently our firm, RBC Dominion Securities, hosted some of the top investment managers from around the world. A part of our team's process includes due diligence on investment managers so we attended this conference taking the opportunity to get up close...
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Financial Planning Checklist for Seniors

Nov 13, 2018 |Brendon Boothman
Preserving and growing your wealth means taking advantage of tax, investment and estate planning strategies. While some strategies are available throughout your lifetime, others are available only after the age of 65. This checklist discusses financial...
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Volatile Markets and What to Do

Oct 25, 2018 |Brendon Boothman
Given the recent market volatility I thought it may be a good time to look at how an individuals emotional & cognitive biases can get in the way of a good investment strategy. There are several biases at work in our brains every day, most of the time...
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Capital Losses & Tax Loss Selling

Oct 09, 2018 |Brendon Boothman
Sometimes you may realize a capital loss on the sale of your securities or you may own securities in a loss position. This article summaries the tax rules and opportunities surrounding capital losses that you have realized or may realize in your non-registered...
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Oct 03, 2018 |Brendon Boothman
After more than a year of discussions, negotiators from the U.S and Canada worked through the weekend to arrive at an 11th hour agreement for Canada to join Mexico in an updated NAFTA deal. The new name of the accord is the United States-Mexico-Canada...
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2018 Year-End Tax Planning

Sep 24, 2018 |Brendon Boothman
As year-end approaches, taking some time to review your financial affairs may yield significant tax savings. To ensure you leave no stone unturned, we have summarized some common year-end tax planning strategies in this article.
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Tax planning strategies for high-income earners

Depending on your province of residence, you may be subject to tax at a rate of 50% or higher when your income exceeds a set amount.

Discover several strategies that make for a tax-smart wealth plan.