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During a new home build, how long can you hold your interest rate for

Discussion by Deane Thomas of Advanced Mortgage & Lending Solutions

Deane Thomas of Advanced Mortgage Lending Solutions discusses the details on how to fix in low interest rates before possession from PlayCheques Financial on Vimeo.

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The Usual Suspects: Find Out The 5 Most Expensive Insurance Mistakes

Written by Adrian George, President PlayCheques Financial Solutions

When was the last time your insurance advisor sat you down to review your insurance portfolio? Not doing so could be costing you money you could be putting towards eliminating your debt or growing your retirement nest egg. Here are the top 5 issues we see when reviewing a new client’s existing insurance portfolio: 1)

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Common mistakes to look for when reviewing your insurance portfolio

Presented by Adrian George, President of PlayCheques Financial Solutions

When reviewing a client’s current insurance portfolio, what is the most common mistake made? from PlayCheques Financial on Vimeo.

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Orthodontics Specialist Lorne Kamelchuk, on empowered decision-making and sometimes colouring outside the lines to achieve true financial wellbeing

Our People At Play, Dr. Lorne Kamelchuk of Group Calgary Orthodontics

Dr. Lorne Kamelchuk is an Orthodontist and proud owner of his own practice here in Calgary. In this new edition of Our People at Play, he references financial wellbeing as true ‘openness’ to what comes, discussing the importance of a plan that gives you the freedom to adapt to evolving goals, opportunities and timelines. Follow

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Is it better to take a salary or dividends as an Incorporated Professional?

Presented by Riaz Mohammed, MMCA+ Associates Professional Accounting

Remuneration Strategies for Incorporated Professionals and Business Owners: Salary vs. Dividend with Riaz Mohammed from Your Financial Experts on Vimeo.

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Is repaying your mortgage quickly really the best way to manage debt and limit tax?

Presented by Adrian George, President PlayCheques Financial Solutions

Adrian George of PlayCheques Financial Solutions weighs in on the benefits and repercussions of paying your mortgage over a shorter and longer period of time. From PlayCheques Financial on Vimeo.

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How to plan for funding your children’s education

With Adrian George, President PlayCheques Financial Solutions

How to plan for funding your children’s education. from PlayCheques Financial on Vimeo.

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Business owner John Tran talks ‘safe’ investments to get to the good things in life, and how financial well-being has been an integral part of his career

Our People at Play, John Tran of Signal Hill Dental

John Tran is the proud partner of Signal Hill Dental in Calgary Alberta, and worked his way from associate to partner by caring for his office as if it were his own. In our inaugural feature of Our People at Play, John offers insight into what it really means to invest in yourself and your

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What to consider when determining how quickly to repay debt

By Adrian George

Adrian, President of PlayCheques Financial Solutions, discusses the pro’s and con’s to repaying debt quickly while covering topics such as diminishing returns and tax liabilities.

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What should I expect from my Financial Planner?

Words by Adrian George, President at PlayCheques

The Facts Did you know that for 1 in 3 Canadians*, ‘not knowing what questions to ask’ is the reason they don’t seek out the proper advise that is crucial for personal, family and business financial health? How to Spot Sophisticated Planning Instead of being presented with a dizzying array of financial products you don’t

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