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The Wealthy Barber’s tips for choosing the right executor

Aug 19, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“I don’t want to be an executor. Too much work. Too much stress. Too much potential liability.”

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The Wealthy Barber on how a cottage can complicate estate planning

Aug 13, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“The last thing you want is for your cottage, a place of great memories, a true family treasure, to end up being a wedge that drives your family apart.”

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Named as an executor? The Wealthy Barber thinks it's important to know what you're getting into

Aug 07, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“If you’re named executor, please get professionals involved. I don’t mean psychiatrists, though that may be a good move, too.”

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The Wealthy Barber on the markets, economy and the current business environment

Jul 06, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“I'm still a long-term optimist, there are definitely challenges out there now, but I feel good about where we're headed.”

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How to empower older Canadians with personal and financial planning

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

Jun 15, 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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Talking to your parents about their estate plan

Jun 03, 2020 |Leanne Kaufman

Start the conversation about estate planning to give you and your parents peace of mind, knowing there are documents in place to ensure their wishes are met.

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Have you talked to your family about estate planning?

May 05, 2020 |David Chilton, The Wealthy Barber

The Wealthy Barber says it’s important to talk to your loved ones about your estate plan and where your important documents can be found.

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Have you prepared and reviewed your Will?

Mar 16, 2020 |Investment, tax and lifestyle perspectives from RBC Wealth Management Services

Here are two handy checklists of questions to address and aspects to consider.

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Thinking ahead for beneficiaries with disabilities

Mar 15, 2020 |Investment, tax and lifestyle perspectives from RBC Wealth Management Services

When a family member has a disability, estate planning may be more complex. Here are two potential options to consider.

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In the face of loss: Handling an estate and stepping in as sole financial decision-maker

Mar 13, 2020 |Investment, tax and lifestyle perspectives from RBC Wealth Management Services

After losing her partner of 32 years, Lorraine was overwhelmed with grief. Then came the challenges of estate settlement and taking on the finances. Here’s how she found direction to get through it.

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