If you are an income property owner, you will want to be up to speed on the most recent updates to the Canadian Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS).
Check out this great read from our partners at Belliveau Veinotte on how the CERS is open to property owners and not just tenants.
The idea that retirement is a continuous vacation is a myth. It takes planning to spend time with purpose. Make no mistake it is important to relax, travel while you can, and enjoy every day - but that shouldn't be a retirement thing, it should be an everyday state of mind. Too many folks think life starts at retirement but get there to find disappointment realizing that life is best lived with purpose, which takes effort.
Recovering from the pandemic-related downdraft of the first quarter, financial markets enjoyed a period of relative calm and optimism through of the summer of 2020. Equity prices in many markets continued to improve, with some sectors moving sharply higher as lockdown restrictions eased and economic activity gradually resumed ...
What does everyone know about group health & dental plans? That's easy: The cost goes up every year, and selecting a specific plan design for the increasingly diverse needs of staff can be a challenge.
While the first quarter of 2020 was dominated by anxiety surrounding the initial outbreak of COVID-19 and the ensuing lockdowns and capital market declines, the second quarter demonstrated a remarkable bounce back in those markets – even with a resurgence of the virus in the U.S. and renewed lockdown measures.
The day arrives when you’re hopping into the car to head to the hospital because your family is about to be one or a few persons bigger; the baby(ies) are arriving. It is an amazing time in one’s life to be creating life and seeing your child(ren) grow and achieve. As parents we worry and fret about many things including saving for college...
In the stormy sea of today's uncertainty, this article brings a fresh perspective on how to manage risk.
Eastport Financial Group is a team based financial planning firm, specializing in creating customized tax efficient financial plans and income strategies for the physician community across Canada. We have been working with your peers for more than 20 years. We want to share with you some of the most efficient ways available for you to plan for today and the future - and the importance of building a quality advisory team, and what expectations you should have for those professionals.
Eastport Financial Group is a small local business just like many of our clients. Like our clients we live and are raising our families in Nova Scotia. We work in Nova Scotia, and we are "Nova Scotia Strong" just like you. We are open and working hard for our clients and the communities they live and work in.
Last week the government announced the RRRF (Regional Relief Recovery Fund). Simply put, it is the local provincial cousin of the CEBA $40k loans provided last month. This initiative was created to support small businesses through the impact of Covid 19 that have been struggling to get the other support programs available or that have applied and received funding and are still in need of more support. It will provide short term working capital (up to 6 months) so businesses can meet current obligations.