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(Another) TFSA Contribution Change

Published by Murray Smith on Oct 11, 2018

Highlights This post provides additional information or updates to financial planning topics.   The newly elected federal government has changed the TFSA contribution limit effective Jan 1, 2016. Contribution limit has decreased from $10,000 to $5,500... Continue reading
Where Are The Opportunities In Natural Gas?

Published by Murray Smith on Oct 11, 2018

Highlights This macroeconomic view provides the top-down perspective for our natural gas investment strategy. North American natural gas prices remain at historic lows on excess supply U.S. natural gas exporting capacity could see enormous growth in the... Continue reading
Proposed RRIF Minimum Withdrawal Change Confirmed

Published by Murray Smith on Oct 11, 2018

Highlights This post provides additional information or updates to financial planning topics.   Proposed RRIF minimum withdrawals set forth in the 2015 Canadian Budget received royal assent on Jun 24, 2015 (they are now law). Minimum payments have been... Continue reading
TFSA Contribution Increase

Published by Murray Smith on Oct 11, 2018

Highlights This post provides additional information or updates to financial planning topics. Contribution limit has increased from $5,500 to $10,000 for 2015 and future years. Contribution Increases will no longer be linked to inflation. More room available... Continue reading
A New Tactic For Adding U.S. Exposure

Published by Murray Smith on Oct 11, 2018

Highlights This macroeconomic view provides our top-down perspective for the Canadian dollar. We expect the Canadian Dollar to remain in a tight range around current levels relative to its U.S. counterpart. We expect the U.S. economy to continue to be... Continue reading