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About Lara

Lara Hildebrandt, BFA Financial Security Advisor Freedom 55 Financial, a division of London Life Insurance Company Investment Representative Quadrus Investment Services Ltd. Financial security planning; helping clients achieve their goals and dreams.

Is your TFSA deemed to be carrying on a business? Your gains could be taxable as income!

This article from just came across my desk. It seems the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) is against Canadians using the TFSA (Tax-Free Savings Account) for multiple and regular trades. Read More… Advertisements

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Investing in Real Estate

Do you want to purchase your first home or add a real estate investment to your portfolio? Watch this video…

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Estate Planning: is it for you?

Most people think Estate Planning is not for them. The truth is, Estate Planning is for anyone who owns anything. Read More and watch the video…

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Your RESP and Changes to the UCCB (Canada)

The Government of Canada has introduced changes to the UCCB (Universal Child Care Benefit) as of January 2015. These changes have: increased the annual limit to $1,920 ($160 per month) from $1,200 ($100 per month) for each child under the … Continue reading

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Two New Articles for Business Owners

Wellness is a trend that has been growing for over a decade (perhaps even longer). Business owners are finding they need to embrace wellness to retain and to attract the best employees. Fortunately, we have two new articles written specifically for … Continue reading

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I came across this article and (though I do not pretend to recommend all, if any, of the ideas for all business owners) there are points that need to be considered. The article goes over: holding companies, capital gains, protection, … Continue reading

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What’s going in the markets? Would you like to understand more?

I’ve previewed this Market Matters monthly investment commentary from GLC Asset Management Group Ltd. and found it very interesting. If you want to learn more about what’s happening in the markets, please check it out. Once you have, if you have questions … Continue reading

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