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Top 12 Tips When Buying A Condominium

In hot markets such as Toronto and Vancouver, condominiums are becoming an attractive solution for many first, second and third time home buyers alike. I know because I just sold my single family detached home and downsized to a condo. And boy, am I happy about it.

While Canadians are socialized to believe that owning a house with land is the ultimate goal, many of us find caring for a house far too time consuming, stressful and expensive particularly for single parents, first time home buyers, the elderly and busy executives.

This is where the beauty of condo living comes in.

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Why You Should Be Investing In Real Estate

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As entrepreneurs find success with their primary business ventures, many search for the proper investments for their profits.

Of course, we can and should all start traditional tax preferred vehicles like an IRA and 401k. These are the bedrock of good ‘benefit’ planning for ourselves and our employees. I’m also convinced more entrepreneurs should consider Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement

Financial security in retirement doesn’t just happen. It takes planning and commitment and, yes, money.

Facts

  • Fewer than half of Americans have calculated how much they need to save for retirement.
  • In 2012, 30 percent of private industry workers with access to a defined contribution plan (such as a 401(k) plan) did not participate.
  • The average American spends 20 years in retirement.

Putting money away for retirement is Continue reading