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08.25.16

The Journey to Success is Full of Four Letter Words

The Journey to Success is Full of Four Letter Words The question is which ones will you choose? Our principal and founder, Jason Boudreau recently gave this talk to colleagues are the Advocis Vancouver Strategies for Success Conference. Are you developing a career in wealth management? Here is a highlight of some 4-letter words he […]

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07.25.16

The Value of Financial Advice

The value or ‘alpha’ a financial planner provides to their clients is a challenging metric to measure and goes far beyond investment returns .  Financial advice should be unique to every client’s personal situation and goals and the timing, nature and outcomes of advice may be monetary or non-monetary.  Given these quantitative and qualitative aspects […]

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03.15.16

Charitable Giving and the Business Owner: Phase Two

We previously introduced you to the Anderson’s, a successful business family with aspirations to create a meaningful legacy. As part of their tax and estate planning, we incorporated charitable giving and life insurance to both achieve these aspirations and help offset the taxes they would owe in their estate.

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02.15.16

Charitable Giving and the Business Owner

Most of us become entrepreneurs to bring a vision and a passion to life. This allows for many things such as freedom, flexibility, enjoyment and success. Unfortunately, one of the costs of success is that little three-letter word that we are all too familiar with, TAX. I was recently having a conversation with John Anderson, […]

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