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Introducing our new Investment Division

All of us at CanTrust send you our best wishes for a year filled with an abundance of well being for you, your family and employees.  We are focused on using our energy to support you in making this an excellent year for you. One of the…
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RRSP Deadline is March 1, 2018. How much tax can you save?

The deadline for contributing to your Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) for the 2017 tax filing year is March 1, 2018. You generally have 60 days within the new calendar year to make RRSP contributions that can be applied to lowering your taxes for the previous year.
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Can Probate be Avoided?

Executors often find that the probate process can be both time consuming and expensive. Planning strategies exist that may eliminate or reduce the requirement of having assets probated.
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Are You On The Right Track?

In bull markets some investors develop unhealthy expectations as to the long term yields their investments should provide.  A few years ago, some came to accept returns as high as 15% to 20% per annum as the base return their fund and portfolio…
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A New Year’s Resolution You Shouldn’t Break – Saving For Retirement!

Many of us set New Year’s resolutions for ourselves and often those resolutions have to do with finances. January is the month we say, “Ok, this year I am going to save more and spend less”. This article won’t tell you how to spend less,…
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The Estate Bond

Growing your estate without undue market risk and taxes Often we see older investors shift gears near retirement and beyond.  Many become risk adverse and move their assets into fixed income type investments.  Unfortunately this often results…