INVESTING OFFSHORE – WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DIE?

Investing offshore adds a wrinkle of complexity to the disposal of your assets when you die. Foreign and local authorities may need to get involved to allow your chosen executor to fulfill your wishes. The first step for your executor is to validate your Will through...

Does it pay to put all of your eggs into your “bond basket”?

Question: Anne (30) and Paul (35), married with 2 kids (2 and 5), recently purchased their first home. Anne and I recently purchased our first home together, a place where we envision our two young children will grow up.  What startled us when we signed all of the...

DIGGING YOURSELF OUT OF DEBT

Question: Kathy, conveyancing attorney – age 29 I am a single professional woman in my late 20’s.  I live alone in a rented apartment and recently bought a car which I am currently repaying on a monthly basis.  While I have built a good career for myself, I am...

The Cost of Market Timing

Given the volatility experienced year-to-date compared with 2017, we continue to remind clients that market fluctuations are a necessary part of investing and that it is important to stick to your long-term investment plan. Market fluctuations are an expected and...