Podcast: Family tax planning with a prescribed rate loan strategy

Jun 30, 2020 |Prashant Patel & Michael Tarantino

“Depending on circumstances, it may be timely to consider a prescribed rate loan strategy to help effectively lower your family’s overall tax bill.”

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How Europe is rising to the COVID-19 economic challenges

Jun 26, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We are upgrading our stance on European equities to Market Weight from Underweight as several key developments appear to be afoot on the continent.

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COVID-19 highlights the need for bold change in Canada’s eldercare system

Jun 23, 2020 |Naomi Powell

Canadians in long-term care have paid the heftiest price in this pandemic, with 82% of deaths coming from within their ranks.

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What’s driving volatility in the U.S. equity market?

Jun 19, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We examine recent volatility impacting equity markets, and look to manage investment risk against this backdrop.

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Healthcare’s double-shift: pandemic response and digital transformation

Jun 16, 2020 |John Stackhouse

As hospitals and health centres reckon with one of the biggest public health crises in a century, they have to contend with the simultaneous transformation into a digitally-enabled future.

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COVID-19: How to empower older Canadians with personal and financial planning

Jun 16, 2020 |John Stackhouse

Current impacts from COVID-19 are prompting Canadians to consider how and where they’ll grow old and who will take care of them. Learn why having a plan in place is important.

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Podcast: Planning for an estate freeze or re-freeze

Jun 15, 2020 |Tony Maiorino and Abby Kassar

If you’re the owner of an incorporated business, an estate freeze is a planning tool that may improve tax efficiency and help to simplify your estate planning.

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Keeping You Informed - COVID-19 Update

Jun 12, 2020 |Joanne Livingston and Alan MacDonald
This week was marked by a return of volatility driven by renewed concern over the global pandemic. It comes after weeks of improving sentiment and growing hope that the worst of the health crisis may had passed and confirmation that the economic recovery...
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Where to find opportunities in a zero interest rate world

Jun 12, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

With the Fed’s punch bowl here to stay, and another multiyear period of low rates ahead, we look at how to position fixed income portfolios.

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Five ways to help small business

Jun 10, 2020 |RBC Thought Leadership

“Too big to fail" was the guiding principle for policymakers as they shored up systemically important banks, insurers and supply chains during the 2008-2009 global financial crisis.

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