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Financial thoughts, tips and tricks for you to consider.

Why Women Love Infinite Banking

Women are often faced with unique financial challenges. Typically we live longer and earn less money than our male counterpart.    If single with children, we often bare more of the child rearing costs and time commitments.     We have higher incidents of illnesses...

Update on Rising Interest Rates

I think we are seeing a lot of initial panic on rising interest rates. I thought this video, a take from a mortgage broker was interesting and I wanted to share it with you. She shares some great advice.  

5 Problems That Will Cut Your Retirement Income In Half

Your retirement income is likely not going to be what you expect. In this video I cover the reasons why. And how to fix the problem. Click below to watch the video and find out more.  
Go Ahead … Fall In Love!

Go Ahead … Fall In Love!

There is a saying when it comes to investments, don’t fall in love with them.   Just because a particular stock has done right by you in the past, does not necessarily mean it should be a permanent relationship. However, when it comes to the infinite banking concept …...

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Never pay off your mortgage

Never pay off your mortgage

Coming from European parents, especially my Dutch father, paying off debt was probably the most important financial truth instilled in us at an early age. You never owed people money. You always paid your credit card off 100% every month. And you worked hard to be...

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Taxation Risk

Taxation Risk

The common financial belief is that you will be in a lower tax bracket in retirement and therefore saving within an RSP structure makes the most sense.   I however believe that in many, actually most, situations this will not be the case at all. Firstly, why on earth...

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Now is always better than later.

Now is always better than later.

When it comes to life insurance, now is always better than later. You can’t purchase home insurance when your house is on fire.  And you can’t purchase life insurance if your health has declined significantly. I have personally seen how waiting to purchase insurance...

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Kathleen van den Berg, MBA, CFP

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