Could the 2019 Federal Budget Help Those Separating?
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Could the 2019 Federal Budget Help Those Separating?

Could the 2019 Federal Budget Help Those Separating? In the past, the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) has allowed first-time homebuyers to withdraw up to $25,000 from their Registered Retirement Savings Plan to purchase a home without having to pay tax on the withdrawn amount (Budget 2019 proposes to increase the HBP limit to $35,000 per…

Is There a Secret to Living on Your Own After Divorce?
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Is There a Secret to Living on Your Own After Divorce?

Is There a Secret to Living on Your Own After Divorce? After dealing with the settlement and the separation agreement, many people’s biggest fear is living alone after divorce. Many people jump right into new relationships without working on gaining their independence back. Depending on the circumstances of the separation or how long your relationship…

Don’t Go Solo!
201803.09
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Don’t Go Solo!

Don’t Go Solo! Many people ask me this question: Can I bring a relative or friend along with me when I meet my lawyer? ABSOLUTELY! (Obviously you should first check with your lawyer but there shouldn’t ever be an issue). In fact, you shouldn’t go meet with your lawyer without bringing someone along. Divorce is…

10 Financial “Must-Knows”  to Successfully Survive Your Divorce
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10 Financial “Must-Knows” to Successfully Survive Your Divorce

10 Financial “Must-Knows”  to Successfully Survive Your Divorce 1. Money will almost always become an issue in divorce • Many people start out thinking and believing the promise that things will always be divided evenly and straightforward • Money is sometimes used as a bargaining tool to resolve other issues 2. Gather everything you can…