3 Essential Components of an Estate Plan

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Modern estate planning is much more than just a Will and encompasses three key components – Powers of Attorney, Representation (Health) Agreements, and Wills. Every adult needs a Will.  Why? A Will is the best way to ensure that the people, charities and organizations a Will-maker cherishes most receive the benefit of an estate. A…


Blended Family? Tips for Estate Planning

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The number of blended families in Canada grows every year as the divorce rate and the lifespan increases. This trend means that these couples must manage the legal and financial challenges inherent in a blended family, which are particularly challenging when there are children from a previous relationship.  Couples with blended families must balance between…


Are You Still Putting Off Making Your Will?

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Baby Boomers lead very busy lives and there never seems to be a good time to undertake estate planning but the time is now!  According to a BMO study, boomers will  inherit over $1 trillion  over the next 20 years yet almost half of all Canadians don’t have a Will, and much fewer have a…