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"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." This opening sentence of Charles Dickens' novel “A Tale of Two Cities” offers perspective on the different economic impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had in the last three quarters of 2020.
As year-end approaches, taking some time to review your financial affairs may yield significant tax savings. To ensure that you leave no stone unturned, here’s a summary of some common year-end tax planning strategies.
With Summer now in full swing, and as the Coronavirus continues to be on our minds, there is a lot to reflect on. Some parts of the world continue to see generally stable or lower numbers while elsewhere, the story remains much more challenging.
With April in the rear view mirror, let’s reflect on how markets recovered so sharply. Most importantly, we remind investors to not let emotions get in the way after such a rebound. Staying disciplined is just as important on the way up as down.
Many of the risks that were a major concern at the end of 2018 diminished throughout 2019, so markets for most classes of investments had a better than average year, even as economic growth slowed. But what about 2020?
I once heard a great analogy that illustrates how stock markets and the real estate market are quite similar, with one key difference. It explains why investing in stocks can make some investors so much more nervous than the idea of owning a home.
The Liberal government tabled its pre-election budget on March 19, 2019. The budget announced spending initiatives with a special focus on housing, skills for a changing job market, targeted measures for seniors, new support for zero-emission vehicle
When it comes to investment markets, 2018 was a year that most would like to forget. Most investors are seeing returns that were lower than average and maybe even negative for 2018. I would like to explain why markets behaved as they did in 2018.
As we head into 2018 RBC Wealth Management thought it would be helpful to reflect on five of the trends from 2017 that will have a bearing on the economic outlook for 2018 and beyond.
As year-end approaches, taking some time to review your financial affairs may yield significant tax savings. To ensure that you leave no stone unturned, we have summarized some common year-end tax planning strategies to reduce your 2017 tax bill.