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Budgeting in Retirement: Balancing your needs and wants [Budgeting Tools]
Budgeting in Retirement: Balancing your needs and wants [Budgeting Tools]
The Covid-19 pandemic has emphasized the importance of budgeting in retirement. Ensuring your needs are met and budgeting for your wants will help with a less stressful retirement.
Covid 19 Screening Tool for Workplaces - Requirements for Ontario Businesses
Covid 19 Screening Tool for Workplaces - Requirements for Ontario Businesses
The Ontario government's Ministry of Health provided a screening tool to use on workers and essential visitors upon entering the workplace.
Let's Talk Automobile: Car Insurance COVID Rebate
Let's Talk Automobile: Car Insurance COVID Rebate
The temporary car insurance COVID rebate has ended and your rates may have returned to pre-COVID days.
COVID-19 Cleaning Best Practices
COVID-19 Cleaning Best Practices
Having a cleaning log for your organization is important now more than ever! Consider these COVID-19 cleaning best practices and keeping a log to ensure you do your part to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
Mutual Fund Portfolios and Panic: Avoiding the Temptation to Sell
Mutual Fund Portfolios and Panic: Avoiding the Temptation to Sell
When times are tough, the temptation for mutual fund portfolios is to sell everything and run to cash. Before you fall to the temptation and sell, consider these points about your mutual funds.
Home Insurance Implications of Working Remotely
Home Insurance Implications of Working Remotely
With working remotely becoming more and more popular, it's important to learn how it impacts your home insurance.
Learning for Life with the RRSP Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)
Learning for Life with the RRSP Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)
One of the most effective ways to pay for continuing education is
Keeping Employees Engaged When They Work Remotely
Keeping Employees Engaged When They Work Remotely
Employees working remotely have become more prevalent due to COVID-19; keeping them engaged can be challenging but we provide some tips.
Plague and Planning: 4 Financial Planning Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Plague and Planning: 4 Financial Planning Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of foud financial defences: Emergency Funds, Budgeting, Life & Health Insurance, and Estate Planning
COVID-19 Protocols for Construction Sites
COVID-19 Protocols for Construction Sites
The Canadian Construction Association released the COVID-19 Standardized Protocols for All Canadian Construction Sites, which includes best practices for construction organizations to use to protect their workers and others from COVID-19 while continuing safe operations.
Keep Employees Safe from Cyber Threats When Working from Home
Keep Employees Safe from Cyber Threats When Working from Home
Employees working from home opens up businesses of all sizes to more cybersecurity threats. Consider these cybersecurity measures to protect your business.
10 Ways Employers Can Support Employee Mental Health [PART 2]
10 Ways Employers Can Support Employee Mental Health [PART 2]
Part 2 of our two-part series discusses how employers can help promote a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
Addressing Employee Mental Health [PART 1]
Addressing Employee Mental Health [PART 1]
Part 1 of our two-part series discusses how mental health in the workplace looks now and the most common mental health conditions affecting employees.
Why Remote Work Should Be Part of the New "Normal"
Why Remote Work Should Be Part of the New "Normal"
For many, working from home is their new reality for the foreseeable future as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread rapidly.
What To Do If You're Sick With COVID-19
What To Do If You're Sick With COVID-19
Learn about what you can do if you're sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
RRIF Minimum Withdrawal Rules and Table 2021
RRIF Minimum Withdrawal Rules and Table 2021
New RRIF minimum withdrawal rules were introduced on March 25, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you don't need the regular RRIF minimum, it's usually beneficial to reduce your annual RRIF minimum withdrawal amount.
Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
With the Ontario government planning to reopen, your company and its employees must be protected when it's time to do so. We discuss a post-COVID-19 pandemic return to work plan.
Business Interruption Insurance Coverage Amid COVID-19 [FAQ]
Business Interruption Insurance Coverage Amid COVID-19 [FAQ]
FAQ about business interruption coverage amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Overcoming Loneliness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Overcoming Loneliness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Learn how to overcome loneliness during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Federal and Provincial Programs to Support Canadians and Ontarians Deal With COVID-19
Federal and Provincial Programs to Support Canadians and Ontarians Deal With COVID-19
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant, and decisive action to help Canadians. Here's a list of new programs available as of April 1, 2020.
What Employers Should Know About COVID-19
What Employers Should Know About COVID-19
COVID-19 is a serious concern for Canadian employers, who potentially face severe business interruptions should an outbreak occur at their organization. Employers are highly advised to prepare continuity plans to manage a potential outbreak while taking the following Canadian laws into consideration at every stage.