Specialized Wealth Strategies

Capitalizing on opportunity will allow you to build and retain your wealth. Here is a list of some of the specialized options available to our clients.

Asset Protection and Tax Planning with the use of Trusts

Asset Protection and Tax Planning with the use of Trusts

Many forms of trusts exist with various benefits to accomplish certain goals. These entities can provide avenues for tax minimization, income splitting with individuals or a trust itself, and asset protection for current and future beneficiaries.

Computer Generated Retirement Income Audits

Computer Generated Retirement Income Audits

These calculations establish whether one can reach or sustain his or her lifestyle income requirements while establishing which assets should be depleted.

Benefit Cost Analysis & Due Diligence Calculations

Benefit Cost Analysis & Due Diligence Calculations

When contemplating various tax and investment options, few calculate the potential future outcome. Through in-depth benefit-cost analyses, one can create a priority schedule prior to the implementation of various options.

Corporate Asset Transfers

Corporate Asset Transfers

Through every corporation's Capital Dividend Account (CDA), options exist to flow money to the shareholders on a tax-free basis.

Private Debt

Private Debt

Traditionally this type of investing has only been accessible by endowment funds, pensions, and institutional investors. Accessing these types of investments at the retail level creates an additional element of asset class diversification.

Real Property Pools

Real Property Pools

The ability to diversify traditional holdings through the pooling of commercial real estate properties encompasses what Real Property pools are.

Estate Tax Analysis

Estate Tax Analysis

Projecting future tax consequences and probate costs with the use of computer software can help pinpoint potential tax pitfalls while creating planning opportunities. 

Income Splitting & Spousal Loans

Income Splitting & Spousal Loans

Income splitting opportunities continue to diminish. The use of a spousal loan may help a family reduce its household tax bill on portfolio assets.

IPP (Individual Pension Plan)

IPP (Individual Pension Plan)

This plan allows for increased tax savings beyond those RRSP's. In addition, past service contributions may also exist for the potential of increased pre-tax investing.

Pension Style Asset Management

Pension Style Asset Management

By developing economies of scale, we can bring institutional type investing to the retail client.

Back-Tested Portfolio Analyses

Back-Tested Portfolio Analyses

The science of portfolio construction involves quantifying risk and balancing against the potential for return using computer software. This ensures a reduction in volatility while capturing the market upside.

Asset Location

Asset Location

Not to be confused with asset allocation, asset location involves the location of various asset classes amongst different types of accounts, entities or individuals in an effort to reduce current and future taxes.

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