Will and Estate Planning

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Hard Conversations Are Worth Having

Wise will planning is much more than just dividing assets after you die or thinking about charitable bequests. The type of assets you have, your ...
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Starting the Conversation

Advice on how to talk about your will and values with your children Part One of a Two-Part series It is time to update our ...
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You Can’t Take It with You: The Benefits of Giving to Charity in Your Will

Jean Robichaud* remarried after spending several years as a widower. This happy change of circumstance meant he needed to update his will. However, when he ...
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What’s Your Endgame?

*Warning: possible Avengers Endgame spoilers* From the upcoming conclusion to the Skywalker saga to the record-breaking Avengers series, pop-culture is awash in discussions about legacy. ...
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Leaving a Legacy: Some Practical Advice

In the charity world, we talk a lot about legacy. In fact, May is legacy month! But, what does legacy mean and what does it ...
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A Different Kind of Legacy

Sherri Grosz, Gift Planning Consultant Over the course of their life together, Doug and Heather Leung* raised a happy family and built up a successful ...
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A Will Worth Making

By Peter Dryden, Gift Planning Consultant Like more than half of all Canadian adults, Roger[1] did not have a will[2]. As a child, he had ...
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A Key Conversation

Darren Pries-Klassen, Chief Executive Officer From the Corner Office [May is Legacy Month at Abundance Canada, and throughout the month we are sharing a variety ...
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Undue Influence

Back in 2011, I met with an elderly person to help her with will and estate planning. “Maggie” wanted to name a couple of friends ...
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