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Are fees payable for acting as a power of attorney?

Can you be paid for a role as an...

Are fees payable for acting as a power of attorney?
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Is now the time for retirees to sell stocks and buy GICs?

Many people near or in retirement are worried about...

Is now the time for retirees to sell stocks and buy GICs?
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Should I sell and rent or get a reverse mortgage?

What to consider before selling your home or getting...

Should I sell and rent or get a reverse mortgage?
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What are the taxes on transferring real estate to your kids?

Joan and her partner own the condo her son...

What are the taxes on transferring real estate to your kids?

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Capital gains, taxes and more: The implications of inheriting real estate

There are tax, estate and other implications when inheriting...

Capital gains, taxes and more: The implications of inheriting real estate
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Is a name change on a will a game-changer?

Creating a will is a good thing to do....

Is a name change on a will a game-changer?
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How does an executor pay estate expenses during the probate process?

An executor is expected to pay the expenses of...

How does an executor pay estate expenses during the probate process?
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Can you avoid probate taxes on TFSAs?

Find out how to shield TFSAs from probate taxes,...

Can you avoid probate taxes on TFSAs?

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How to leave money to your grandkids

If you’re a grandparent and want to leave money...

How to leave money to your grandkids

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