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It’s a Topsy-Turvy Year: Investing During COVID

It’s a Topsy-Turvy Year: Investing During COVID

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
This year has been plenty weird. For starters, it feels like January was about five years ago… if you can remember it at all. Putting aside the health
Estate Planning: Questions from our Virtual Chat

Estate Planning: Questions from our Virtual Chat

Topic:
Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
Helping clients with their estate planning is something we do here at Nexus. However, we are often involved in identifying the best tools for the
Escape to the Country

Escape to the Country

Topic:
Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
The popular BBC television series, Escape to the Country, has been running since 2002, and is syndicated worldwide. In its 655 episodes since that
When Should I Start my CPP Payments?

When Should I Start my CPP Payments?

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
The majority of working Canadians will be eligible to collect income from the Canada Pension Plan at some point in their lives.
The (U.S.) Taxman Cometh

The (U.S.) Taxman Cometh

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
Like the medical patient who expects to endure a fair bit of poking, probing and prodding from the doctor, clients of financial providers have had to
Uncertainty… Who Needs It? Apparently, We Do.

Uncertainty… Who Needs It? Apparently, We Do.

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
It is not exactly a revelation to say that uncertainty contributes to stress. In “normal” times – take 2019, for example – three common sources of
What a World!

What a World!

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
You don’t need to read a blog from your most trusted investment advisor to realize that 2020 might go down as one of the most notable and difficult
Medical Progress: How Far We’ve Come, But Still a Long Road Ahead

Medical Progress: How Far We’ve Come, But Still a Long Road Ahead

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
A recent volume of the New England Journal of Medicine found its way to my reading pile last week. The first article was titled “Four Decades of
A Tax Planning Strategy that Still Works – And is Getting Better

A Tax Planning Strategy that Still Works – And is Getting Better

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
When it comes to strategies that help you save tax, good news has been in short supply these past few years. That will change beginning July 1st, 2020
COVID-19 Has Highlighted the “S” in ESG

COVID-19 Has Highlighted the “S” in ESG

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
“ESG” has become a powerful three-letter “word” in the investment world in recent years. The letters stand for three criteria on which any company can