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Legal Wills Review: Canada’s Best Online Will Kit

By Kyle Prevost June 14, 2020

When I was asked if I wanted to write a Canadian Legal Wills review in exchange for a free trial of Canada’s best online will kit, I have to admit that I was embarrassed.

You see… until yesterday I didn’t have a will.

I know… statistics show that roughly half of Canadian adults don’t have a will, and only a third or so have one that is up to date.

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What Happens to your RRSP and TFSA after you Die?

By FT April 29, 2019

Last week, I wrote about the most efficient way to withdraw from your accounts during retirement.  Within the article, I mentioned that while the general…

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Investing in Annuities in Canada – Buying a Pension for Life

By Kyle Prevost January 15, 2022

As a former teacher you might think I’d be the last person who would want to learn more about investing in annuities in Canada.   It’s…

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Willful Review 2022

By Jordan April 19, 2021

You might think a will is something that rich people do in movies to pass on their “assets” (hockey card collections?) to their soon-to-be-rich heirs.…

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Insurance and Wills for Canadian Expats

By Kyle Prevost February 27, 2021

When I talked to several non-resident tax and investment specialists during my Covid quarantine-induced expat research frenzy, the topic that kept coming up as “the…

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Eirene Cremations Review

By Kornel December 2, 2020

Death is not a topic people like to typically discuss (for obvious reasons). However, death (and the  is a reality for everyone and should be…

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Legal Wills Review: Canada’s Best Online Will Kit

By Kyle Prevost June 14, 2020

When I was asked if I wanted to write a Canadian Legal Wills review in exchange for a free trial of Canada’s best online will kit, I have to admit that I was embarrassed.

You see… until yesterday I didn’t have a will.

I know… statistics show that roughly half of Canadian adults don’t have a will, and only a third or so have one that is up to date.

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What Happens to your RRSP and TFSA after you Die?

By FT April 29, 2019

Last week, I wrote about the most efficient way to withdraw from your accounts during retirement.  Within the article, I mentioned that while the general…

Probate Fees by Province

By FT August 24, 2007

In an article about the lack of estate taxes in Canada that I wrote a couple weeks ago, The Financial Blogger mentioned that there are…

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