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Protecting yourself against identity theft

Knowing the signs of identity theft is the best way to arming yourself against becoming a victim. So, what exactly is identity theft? It happens when somebody takes and/or uses your personal information, like your credit card number, driver's license, SIN, birthdate, to commit a crime like fraud. Luckily, there are things you can do [...]

By |2021-03-24T12:15:05-04:0024/03/2021|Learn&Grow|

For Your Information: A Great Newsletter from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Every month, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) produces a newsletter with excellent financial tips and information. Seeing as March has been Fraud Prevention Month, here are a few useful articles on how to protect yourself against financial fraud:1 in 3 Canadians are targets of financial fraud during the pandemicUnauthorized credit or debit [...]

By |2021-03-24T13:19:57-04:0024/03/2021|Learn&Grow|

Market Matters: February 2021

Summary for Febuary 2021 Presented by Mackenzie Investments Fixed income investors bruised as global bond yields surge amid increasing confidence for a robust economic rebound in the second half of 2021 Canadian equities deliver strong performance; powered by the cyclical rotation trade and soaring commodity prices US House of Representatives passes President Biden’s US$1.9 trillion [...]

By |2021-03-23T15:53:11-04:0023/03/2021|Market Matters|

Update from the CEIRP Office: February 2021

Making Direct Contributions to Your RRSP or TFSA are Now Even Easier! Most financial institutions have now updated their bill payee list to include Canada Life Group RRSP and Canada Life Group TFSA. This means you can make direct contributions to your RRSP and/or TFSA by setting it up as a bill through your online [...]

By |2021-02-23T16:17:40-05:0022/02/2021|CEIRP News|

Overcoming Retirement Planning Procrastination

When it comes to creating a robust retirement plan, a lot of us tend to put it off. One reason may be because it’s difficult to imagine what life will be like in five, 10, 20 years from now. Another possible reason is that we may become overwhelmed by the amount of information available about [...]

By |2021-02-26T15:50:43-05:0022/02/2021|Learn&Grow|

Market Matters: January 2021

Summary for January 2021 Presented by Mackenzie Investments COVID-19 cases decline sharply amidst vaccine rollouts; virus mutations remain a concern Under heavy security post the US Capitol riot, US President Biden takes office: Signs 42 executive orders and proposes a $1.9 trillion fiscal stimulus bill Heavily shorted stocks: GameStop, AMC and Blackberry exhibit extreme volatility [...]

By |2021-03-10T13:45:51-05:0022/02/2021|Market Matters|

Making Additional Contributions to Your RRSP or TFSA is Now Even Easier!

Most financial institutions have now updated their bill payee list to include Canada Life Group RRSP and Canada Life Group TFSA. This means you can make direct contributions to your RRSP and/or TFSA by setting it up as a bill through your online banking. Just search for “Canada Life” in the bill payments section of your bank’s [...]

By |2021-03-10T13:23:10-05:0016/02/2021|Learn&Grow|

The Socially Responsible Investments Balanced Fund Will Soon Have a New Name

For those among you that own units in SRI Balanced Fund (GWLIM), CEIRP’s Socially Responsible Investment Option, please be aware that Canada Life has announced that it is changing its name to SRI Balanced Fund (Mackenzie). Why is there going to be a name change? This change is following the completion of the sale of [...]

By |2021-03-01T14:25:17-05:0004/02/2021|CEIRP News|
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