Whether we are under a snowfall warning or we are enjoying tulips poking their heads through the ground, the calendar tells us that Spring is officially here. The lessons learned during these springtime preparations can extend far beyond the confines of our garden. Click here to read the April Generosity Matters e-newsletter >

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Does your financial plan include giving? The question sounds almost like an oxymoron. After all, isn’t financial planning about accumulating money?  Certainly, we want to support our families and protect against unforeseen expenses, but Canadians are also well-known for our generosity. We love to help others by giving our time, talent and resources. There is…

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Darren Pries-Klassen, Executive Director From the Corner Office Whether we are under a snowfall warning or we are enjoying tulips poking their heads through the ground, the calendar tells us that Spring is officially here.  For me, this time of year always ushers in great optimism as the dormant ground becomes ready for another growing…

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Lately, I have had several conversations with people about downsizing or simplifying their estates. Some talk about rearranging their financial affairs to make life easier for their executors someday. Others face the physically and emotionally demanding task of moving from the homes they have lived in for many years to smaller, more manageable accommodations. Furniture,…

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