10 February, 2021 Financial Planning

TFSA & RRSP 2021

Long or short-term goals play a big part in deciding which savings tools you should use. Find out if a TFSA or an RRSP or a combination of both are the better fit for your financial needs....

02 February, 2021 Financial Planning

Money Facts 2021

Tax rates and saving contribution limits change year on year. This quick guide outlines contribution limits for RRSPs & TFSAs and more....

01 February, 2021

FOMO, GameStop and the Reddit Bubble

In his latest letter, Counsel Portfolio Services CIO, Corrado Tiralongo, discusses GameStop, Reddit and the role that FOMO plays in the recent volatility we’ve seen in the markets....

20 January, 2021 Financial Planning

Money Dates 2021

Keep on top of important financial dates and deadlines for tax returns, OAS, CPP benefit payments, and more with our guide....

15 January, 2021 Financial Planning

Financial Planning for the Unexpected (and Expected)

COVID-19 forced most of us to adapt to new realities by revisiting our daily habits and financial priorities. For some, this meant tightening budgets or postponing big-ticket purchases....

14 January, 2021

Our Perspective – Reflecting on 2020

In this four-minute video, Counsel’s Chief Investment Strategist Rana Chauhan recaps the year that was while looking ahead to 2021. He outlines several key points that investors should consider when making their investment decisions....

14 December, 2020

We’re Enhancing Your Online Experience

Watch this video to learn about the exciting features coming soon to your new Personal Financial Website!

14 December, 2020

IPC Advisors Win Top Marks on Client Loyalty

In a recent Client Satisfaction Survey, IPC Advisors received some of the best ratings from their clients in major categories like ‘knowledge’ and ‘honesty’ – but surpassed all of the big banks’, brokerages and dealers on client satisfaction....

14 December, 2020

The Human Dimension of Advice

The ads are everywhere: invest online and cut out the middleman. Yet, an overwhelming majority of Canadians believe that financial advisors have a positive impact on their clients, their families and their futures....

14 December, 2020

Looking Beyond the Current Crisis

At some point last week, this quote by Jimmy Chin appeared on my Instagram feed. Jimmy Chin is one of the professional athletes, rock climbers and adventurers that I follow, and he is uniquely qualified to assert that how you weather storms matter most...