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The Four Pillars to a Successful and Happy Retirement

The Four Pillars to a Successful and Happy Retirement

When making the transition to retirement or work option years, there are four key pillars to a happy and successful retirement.

The Six Levers to Retirement Income Planning

The Six Levers to Retirement Income Planning

When transitioning from work to retirement there are six levers you can adjust to create a retirement income and cash flow plan.

5 Tools to help you Positively Boost Your Marketing Presence

5 Tools to help you Positively Boost Your Marketing Presence

Do not let your marketing efforts go to waste! Streamline and simplify your work by using these 5 tools to boost your marketing presence:

10 Reasons to Consolidate your Investments and Financial Advisors

10 Reasons to Consolidate your Investments and Financial Advisors

When doing retirement income planning I am often asked about consolidating different types of investments you may have at different financial institutions.

Professional Headshot or Personal Branding?

Professional Headshot or Personal Branding?

What’s the difference between professional headshots and a personal branding photo session? Is there a difference? Or is it just photog lingo?

Podcast Content Marketing - 2 Billion listeners by 2025!

Podcast Content Marketing - 2 Billion listeners by 2025!

Why podcasts and Podcast Experts are going nowhere but UP, from 800,000 listeners in 2019 to 2 Billion in a few years!

What is a Podcast, and why would I want one?

What is a Podcast, and why would I want one?

From Wikipedia: “A podcast is an episodic series of digital audio files that a user can download in order to listen..."

How to Brainstorm Podcast Topics

How to Brainstorm Podcast Topics

You’ve decided you want your own podcast, what ARE you going to talk about? How to brainstorm enough podcast topics for weeks follows ==>

Content Marketing - If you have great content, market it!

Content Marketing - If you have great content, market it!

Why do businesses not aggressively market their content? You can publish, and it may organically find consumers, but you need to PUSH it out! It's a journey...

Should I do a Facebook Live or post on YouTube?

Should I do a Facebook Live or post on YouTube?

A question I frequently get asked is, “Which is better, doing a Facebook live or posting a video to YouTube?” Well, the answer is both actually...

Curated Business Advice From Seasoned Entrepreneurs

Curated Business Advice From Seasoned Entrepreneurs

We recently interviewed these four seasoned entrepreneurs to get their take on different aspects of business

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: The Four Types of Income in Retirement

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: The Four Types of Income in Retirement

Planning for taxes in retirement is like putting together a puzzle that is specific to each retiree. The type of income determines how it is taxed.

I have a business. I want to get more online traffic! How much should I spend?

I have a business. I want to get more online traffic! How much should I spend?

Now's the time. Your business still can move up to the top of organic search.

How Can A Boss Make Work From Home Easier For Teams?

How Can A Boss Make Work From Home Easier For Teams?

With work from home being adopted by organizations all over the world, here are a few ways through which a boss can make remote work easy for teams.

5 Platinum Rules For Productive Daily Standup Meeting

5 Platinum Rules For Productive Daily Standup Meeting

Hold productive daily standup meetings easily by following five golden rules. You’ll be amazed by the results.

RRSP Maturity Options: What you need to Know.

RRSP Maturity Options: What you need to Know.

If you are turning 71 (born in 1950) by the end of 2021, you can no longer have an RRSP, and it must be converted to an income plan.

Medical and Health Care Options for Retirees

Medical and Health Care Options for Retirees

While working many Canadians have medical and health insurance as an employee benefit. Once you retire, typically the coverage will retire with you, unless...

Is a podcast simply a sales pitch? No!

Is a podcast simply a sales pitch? No!

I discuss why a podcast is way more than just simply another sales pitch to existing and new clients, and how it can be a dynamic education and marketing tool

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: Take Advantage of Key Tax Credits

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: Take Advantage of Key Tax Credits

As a retiree, there are a few tax credits you should be aware of which may reduce your tax bill. Some will require action and should be reviewed annually.

What Has Emotional Intelligence Got to do with Our Sense of Inclusion

What Has Emotional Intelligence Got to do with Our Sense of Inclusion

Emotional Intelligence is important for understanding diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. What exactly is Emotional Intelligence

Is Clubhouse audio drop in still a 'thing'?

Is Clubhouse audio drop in still a 'thing'?

Have you used Clubhouse or another audio drop in app? Still on the fence? You may have missed the boat!

You Don't Like To WRITE? How do you transfer your passion?

You Don't Like To WRITE? How do you transfer your passion?

In the age of the Internet, if you own a business, writing can help build trust and lead to great long term relationships. Time to dust off your keyboard.

How to Prepare for the Next Big One

How to Prepare for the Next Big One

The last event I attended prior to COVID was the Daytona 500 in February 2020.

Key Points for Wills and Powers of Attorney’s

Key Points for Wills and Powers of Attorney’s

Families during COVID-19 have realized that they should focus on concerns such as planning the family’s future.

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: Tax Efficient Income Withdrawals

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: Tax Efficient Income Withdrawals

One of the most important decisions a retiree must make is how to create an income and cash-flow strategy from the financial assets they have accumulated.

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: Avoid the OAS Recovery Tax

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: Avoid the OAS Recovery Tax

Old Age Security (OAS) is an income benefit that is paid to Canadians once they reach the age of 65. This article discusses strategies to avoid any clawbacks.

What Tax Season Means for Accountants

What Tax Season Means for Accountants

Tax season is a busy time for businesses and individuals preparing to have their taxes completed by an accountant.

Benefits of Outsourcing your Bookkeeping

Benefits of Outsourcing your Bookkeeping

Outsourcing your bookkeeping is a good way to run a cost-effective business and allows for a business owner to spend more time building the business.

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: Keep Track of Health & Medical Expenses

Smart Tax Strategies for Retirees: Keep Track of Health & Medical Expenses

Unfortunately, as you age, you may have increased health care and medical costs that are not paid for by the government.

Avoid a huge $$$$ mistake. Check your beneficiary designations now!

Avoid a huge $$$$ mistake. Check your beneficiary designations now!

Who you named as a beneficiary can be easily forgotten. Review your beneficiaries to make sure that the designations match your entire estate plan.

Should home and investments be jointly owned with children?

Should home and investments be jointly owned with children?

A common question is should I transfer the ownership of my house or investment account into joint ownership with my children to avoid probate fees?