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....

30 November, 2020

Has the pandemic changed your financial priorities?

If there’s one thing this year has shown, it’s how life can change on a dime. In a recent poll, we found that COVID-19 has left many Canadians revaluating their financial priorities....

24 November, 2020 Retirement

10 ways to grow your RRSP

Many Canadians are increasingly relying on their own resources to fund their retirements....

23 October, 2020

Light at the End of the Tunnel

In this five-minute video, Counsel’s Chief Investment Strategist, Rana Chauhan examines the catalysts impacting economic recovery and resiliency that the world has shown during the COVID-19 crisis....

21 October, 2020

Market Downturn is Short-Term Noise

The U.S. stock market has declined for six straight days. The S&P 500 dropped 3.3% on Wednesday – its largest single day drop since February 2018. By market close today it had dipped a further 2.06%. Stocks also fell in Canada and in markets across t...