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What You’ll Find in the Guide

  • The different parts of an estate plan—and how to get started
  • Ways to pass on assets (like a cottage or funds in a RRIF) to your spouse, kids and other beneficiaries
  • What could happen if you die without a Will (it might not be what you expect)
  • An overview of the types of taxes that could apply when you die
  • How you can plan for life's "what-ifs" with insurance, a Power of Attorney and more

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Conversations to Have with Loved Ones

Balancing Your Retirement with Your Estate Plan

Each Stage of Retirement Brings New Financial Considerations

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