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Monday Monitor May 8th 2017: “Housing Reports Cool in April”

Monday Monitor for May 8th, 2017 The Last Week Entrepreneurs and business owners pull through to be the major engine of modest job growth for a mixed Canadian April jobs report. This contrasted the stronger U.S. job growth at  211,000 in April above the consensus forecast of 190,000. While each central bank held their interest … Continue reading Monday Monitor May 8th 2017: “Housing Reports Cool in April”

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Monday Monitor May 1st 2017: “After beating expectations the last 7 of the 8 prior months, the Canadian economy took a breather”

Monday Monitor for May 5, 2017 The Last month In February 2017, Canada’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reported a flat 0.1% increase. There is no need for concern, according to our partners at National Bank Financial Economic and Strategy Group (NBF). Even with a modest February and March level of overall economic activity, Canada’s economy … Continue reading Monday Monitor May 1st 2017: “After beating expectations the last 7 of the 8 prior months, the Canadian economy took a breather”

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MGIS May Update

MGIS May Update “Giving Canada a Try” Click here to read the full report by Michael Graham Investment Services Inc. Disclaimer: The information contained in the preceding link has been obtained from sources that we believe reliable but Hampton Securities Limited cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. The report is for information purposes only and does not constitute … Continue reading MGIS May Update

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Last Minute Tax Tips for Filing

Are you in need of a few last minute tax tips for 2017? The deadline is May 1st – one week from today! A recent survey indicates that more than a quarter of Canadians — 28 per cent — find the tax-filing process stressful, confusing and even intimidating. Hampton Securities Private Client is here to … Continue reading Last Minute Tax Tips for Filing

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What does retirement look like, really?

Retirement is a process of losing and finding your identities. The financial challenges of preparing for retirement can be managed in many ways. It always begins with a solid and dynamic financial plan. The psychological plan should also be invested in too. The reality of discovering that within an employment capacity, you are indispensable, is … Continue reading What does retirement look like, really?

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Entrepreneurial Insights from Budget 2017

Entrepreneurs and those business owners who operate through a private corporation, known in tax lingo formally as a “Canadian-controlled private corporation” (CCPC), often do so for a variety of tax reasons. While the recent Federal Budget in March 2017 did not change the corporate tax rates or the tax treatment of CCPCs, the various tax … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Insights from Budget 2017

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Entrepreneurs: Have the “Money Talk”

Time to have the “Money Talk”. Financial and Tax Planning are common catalysts in the first quarter of each year, regardless of when you file your taxes. Our Advisors at Hampton Securities would recommend entrepreneurs take it a step further. It is an ideal time to have the “Money Talk” with family and partners to … Continue reading Entrepreneurs: Have the “Money Talk”

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Economic Outlook: The World Is Turning a Corner

For our clients who enjoy a global view of economic trends, we take a deep dive into the current financial conditions with our partners at National Bank Financial to determine world economics is turning a corner. Various economic indicators most notably strong U.S. and Canadian ‘Job numbers’ in March 2017 beat expectations on both sides … Continue reading Economic Outlook: The World Is Turning a Corner

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Tax Time “Top-Ups” for 2016

It is tax time to organize for 2016. In a case you are waiting at your ‘virtual’ mailbox for your tax slips to arrive, Managing Director, Jamie Golombek at CIBC Wealth Strategies Group, Tax and Estate Planning has assembled a guide to assist. Your investment portfolio may have a number of reporting requirements you need … Continue reading Tax Time “Top-Ups” for 2016

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Hampton Financial Corporation: Acquires All Group

We are pleased to be adding the team from All Group, and believe this transaction aligns well with our strategic plan of consolidation within our industry to make Hampton one ofCanada’s leading independent wealth management firms.” saysMr. Peter Deeb, Executive Chairman and CEO of Hampton Financial Corporation.