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The 4 D's of Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs)

Published by William Ellis on Nov 05, 2018

RRSPs help us to minimize taxes and remain an important retirement savings strategy for many families. The 4 D’s of tax reduction when it comes to RRSPs are deduct, defer, divide & decrease. RRSPs provide an immediate tax deduction in the form of the... Continue reading
Is a Real Estate Correction Coming?

Published by William Ellis on Oct 02, 2015

  Housing prices in Canada have been a topic of conversation for some time. Anyone that owns real estate likely has their own opinion as to what real estate is worth today and more importantly what it will be worth a few years from now. As prices have... Continue reading
Thoughts on the current market weakness

Published by William Ellis on Aug 25, 2015

Although you are likely hearing about the current market volatility everywhere you look or listen, our team remains committed to controlling what we can control and investing with a long-term horizon while focusing on earning stable cash flow, being nimble... Continue reading
Toronto Mortgage Affordability: 1985 vs. Today

Published by William Ellis on Jul 31, 2015

For many homeowners in Toronto, their largest asset is the equity in their home and for the younger generation of homeowners there is often little left in the budget after the total carrying costs of maintaining a household are factored in. We’ve all... Continue reading
How do we invest today?

Published by William Ellis on Jun 03, 2015

How do we invest today given that future investment returns are unknown? First, by fighting the natural tendency to seek shelter when times get tough and join the party when it is raging; and instead, do the opposite as summed up by Warren Buffett, “be... Continue reading
Top ranked for the 6th consecutive year

Published by William Ellis on May 15, 2015

I’m pleased to inform you that Richardson GMP has been ranked the number one wealth management firm—for the sixth year in a row. The ranking is part of an annual survey of Investment Advisors from Canada’s bank-owned and national independent wealth management... Continue reading
When it's Time to Sell the Business

Published by William Ellis on Apr 02, 2015

An article I read this month from The Globe and Mail is a great read for business owners and deals with the topic of succession planning. Planning to sell a business can often be a difficult task for many business owners who have put a large chunk of... Continue reading
What are the odds?

Published by William Ellis on Mar 19, 2015

While there are many emotional issues to deal with when diagnosed with a critical illness, one issue that often gets overlooked is the financial burden it can place on family and loved ones. Despite our progressive healthcare system, we still are faced... Continue reading