At the annual CustomPlan Financial meeting I had the privilege to reconnect again with Robert M. Gignac and hear him speak about personal finance. I also got his book Rich is a state …FINANCIAL LITERACY | Tagged creating wealth, goal setting, motivation, rich, Robert M. Gignac, saving tips, wealth | Comments Off on What does RICH mean to you?
Last week at the annual CustomPlan Financial meeting I had the privilege to reconnect again with Robert M. Gignac and hear him speak about personal finance. I also got his book Rich is a state of Mind. I love …FINANCIAL ADVICE | Tagged finance, money, Robert M. Gignac, savings, wealth | Comments Off on The Wisdom behind Saving
Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas it’s hard to get away without spending money on a holiday or ‘extras’ this coming season like food and wine. According to RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook Canadians plan to spend an average of $1192.50 …BUDGETING | Tagged gifts, holiday season, money, rewards, savings, travel | Comments Off on How NOT to overspend this holiday season
Life insurance is one of the most important purchases you will ever make. Life insurance is about taking care of your loved ones when you’re gone and while it’s not the easiest thing to think about, it is important that …FINANCIAL LITERACY | Tagged beneficiary, disability, finance, Insurance, life, life insurance | Comments Off on 4 COMMON LIFE INSURANCE MISTAKES
In this excellent article in The Vancouver Sun titled ‘Climbing a Mountain of Debt’ by Yvonne Zaccharias we learn that Statistics Canada reported in September that the ratio of household debt to household income hit a record high of 163.4% …FINANCIAL LITERACY | Tagged Alphil Guilaran, budgets, buying, finances, financial literacy, Financial Literary Counsel, money, spending | Comments Off on November is Financial Literacy Month – are you financially literate?
I’ll be in Kelowna hosting a BREAKFAST on Saturday November 16 to talk about how BCNA members can target their retirement with the new BCNA Group Savings Plan. then I’ll be in Nanaimo on Saturday November 30 for further details …Uncategorized | Comments Off on UPCOMING EVENTS NOVEMBER 2013
Are YOU on track to achieving your retirement goals? Still unsure about the differences between a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) and a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)? According to Alfred Roissl, a Toronto-based managing director with Desjardins Financial Security Independent …Uncategorized | Tagged BCNA, naturopaths, retirement, RRSP. TFSA, savings, tax | Comments Off on
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Business Strategies – January 18,2013 for Okanagan ND.sPosted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Business Strategies event held for Naturopathic Doctors in the Okanagan
February 2, 2013 Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine held its 3rd Annual Symposium at the Marriott Pinnacle on Saturday, February 2, 2013. “Naturopathic Approaches to a Toxic World “ was the focus of the event. The concern of high exposures …Uncategorized | Comments Off on Naturopathic Approaches to a Toxic World
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SB Wealth Solutions 2nd year as an exhibitor sponsor at the BCNA convention, Advancing Naturopathic Medicine 10. This event was well attended and clearly a success! The Money Tree captured the interest of many. Comments from attendees, including ND’s in …Uncategorized | Tagged ANM10, BCNA | Comments Off on ANM10 at the Vancouver Convention Center 2012
Patients suffering from a severe and prolonged impairment may qualify for a Government of Canada grant program. The Canada Disability Savings Grant (CDSG) is for eligible disabled person 49 years and under. The purpose of the program is to provide …BCNA Bulletin Articles | Tagged disability, long-term disability, patient care | Comments Off on Fall 2012 Are you treating a patient with a long-term disability?
Health & Welfare Trust is a CRA approved plan for business owners to deduct healthcare expenses for their employees. Health Spending Account (HSA) is a bank account used by incorporated companies to provide health care dollars for these benefits. Private …Uncategorized | Comments Off on Health and Welfare Trust Plans
There are a few money saving strategies that are not commonly discussed. I would like to share two real-life examples that I have recently encountered. One is for business owners and the other is for a family. The first involves …BCNA Bulletin Articles | Tagged Disability Insurance | Comments Off on Spring 2012 Financial Planning: Saving $$
MONEY seems to attract everyone’s attention. Last Saturday, Feb 4, we were a key sponsor for the Boucher Institute’s Symposium & Alumni Reception held at the Marriott Pinnacle. We decided to create a colorful MONEY TREE. The buzz around the …Uncategorized | Comments Off on Money Tree at Boucher Symposium
Planning for retirement starts with the basic principle of setting aside money for the future. The concept is simple, however the practice and practicality of applying it, is not easy. There are numerous statistical data reporting that many Canadians are …BCNA Bulletin Articles | Tagged RRSP, TFSA | Comments Off on Winter 2011 Financial Planning Checklist: RRSP vs TFSA
In this new world, where technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace, social media continues to expand. An immediate response to all forms of communication is expected. Managing change is essential to security and prosperity. Effective financial planning, therefore, becomes …BCNA Bulletin Articles | Tagged Insurance | Comments Off on Summer 2011 Financial Planning: Reducing Risk with Insurance
In the early years of a business practice, most of us spend the majority of our time learning to survive. Many naturopathic doctors graduate with extensive student loan debt, must absorb the mandatory costs of setting up a practice, and …BCNA Bulletin Articles | Comments Off on Spring 2011 Financial Planning: Effective Management of your Practice
I think we can all recall “firsts” in our lives that proved inspiring or significant which brought change to the direction we opted to follow. Well, this being said, I hope my 1st “blog” will transform a memory in time, …Uncategorized | Comments Off on My first blog post Newer posts →