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Posts tagged "Estate Planning"

Trust options for parents of children with disabilities

The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) can be a great help to parents of children with disabilities. However, payments from the program end when your child reaches age 65. Additionally, your child's receiving an inheritance can result in the loss of ODSP benefits.

What are the common causes of estate litigation?

While for many people family is the most important thing in life, it can be difficult sometimes to idealize family dynamics. Every family is different, and when life is shaken by the loss of a loved one, sometimes family members experience bitter conflict for a number of reasons.

Selling the home to fund retirement: Some things to consider

There are numerous types of investments that can bolster one's retirement portfolio, but for many people, their largest investment is in their home. For some homeowners, it may make sense to cash in on the principle residence and add the proceeds to the retirement nest egg.

Should I stop funding my retirement to pay for my grandchild's education?

As a parent or grandparent, you may be wondering about the surest and most efficient way to pay for your kids' or grandkids' postsecondary education. Given the significant cost, these matters require planning.

Using trusts to meet the needs of blended families

After a divorce or other major life event, updating your estate plan is essential. That means updating your will along with any other plan that names a beneficiary. Such plans include work pensions, RRSPs and insurance policies.