Understanding and Increasing Your Personal Net Worth | Advice for Physicians

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What is Personal Net Worth Your personal net worth is based on the value of all your assets minus the value of your liabilities. What would you have left after selling everything you own and then paying off your debts? That is your personal net worth, or PNW. Your assets may include cash and anything […]

2023 Canadian Federal and Alberta Tax Brackets and Rates

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What Are Tax Brackets?                                      The Canada Revenue Agency collects federal income taxes using a marginal tax rate system. A different tax rate is applicable to each level of income, and these levels are called tax brackets. Tax brackets are structured so that low-income Canadians pay a lower percentage in taxes than high-income Canadians. Changes are […]

Financial Forecasting For Businesses

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You need a financial forecast for your business if you’re considering a major change to your operation. Perhaps you’d like to add new investors or partners or expand your operation, or you’d like to sell your business or you’re in need of a loan. Forecasting allows you to analyze how different choices will impact the […]

How to Determine Your Personal Net Worth

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When you determine what your personal net worth is, you can make strategic choices to plan for the future and improve that value. Understanding your personal net worth will help guide how you approach personal investment decisions, the potential sale of your business, retirement planning, or major purchases. You should consider obtaining a PNW statement […]

The Top 3 Things You Need to Know from the 2022 Federal Budget in Canada

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Summary of the 2022 Federal Budget Canada released the 2022 federal budget on April 7, 2022. As in past years, the focus of this year’s budget is on building a stronger, more resilient economy leading to long-term fiscal sustainability, and to reduce the federal debt-to-GDP ratio to pre-pandemic levels. The 2022 federal budget also aims […]

RRSPs vs. TFSAs | How Should You Invest Your Money?

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What Are RRSPs Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are retirement savings plans that are registered with the Canada Revenue Agency and that you and/or your spouse or common-law partner can contribute to. When you contribute money to your RRSP, that money can grow over time through investments. Contribution room is based on 18% of your […]

An Update to Your Old Age Security (OAS)

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In July 2021, Employment and Social Development Canada announced that seniors who are eligible for Old Age Security (OAS) as of June 2021 and who were born on or before June 30, 1947 would receive a one-time payment of $500 during the week of August 16, 2021. The same announcement also shared that OAS payments […]

Understand and Track Your Personal Net Worth

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If you’d like a complete view of your personal financial situation, you’re considering a major financial or life decision, or you want help setting and tracking personal financial goals, you’ll benefit from ONSight Advisory’s Understand and Track Your Personal Net Worth service. Having an understanding of your personal financial value is key when planning for […]

Your “Unexpected Death” Checklist

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Death, specifically your own death, is a subject that is tough to talk about, however having the conversation today will save a lot of stress tomorrow should the unexpected happen. Here are 7 items for your “Unexpected Death” Checklist: Ensure that your spouse/executor are aware of any pre-paid funeral (or specific) arrangements you have made […]

CPP Death Benefit and Survivor Payment

The CPP death benefit is a one-time, lump-sum payment to the estate of the deceased contributor. The CPP death benefit can be paid to: The Estate of the deceased person The person who paid the funeral expenses A surviving spouse or common law partner A next of kin. The Executor is the first person that […]