The decision to buy a house and take on a mortgage is one of life’s milestone moments and it often symbolizes the big step of “getting there” for most families.
The thought of purchasing life insurance for your children is often a difficult one for families, which is completely understandable. As a parent myself, I don’t like the thought of it at all. Though this may not sound like a typical wealth preservation strategy, it can prove to be a valuable one if the unthinkable were to happen.
The 2013 federal budget was delivered by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty just over two weeks ago. Usually we like to get something out that summarizes the budget very quickly, but in this case there were some directives in the budget that we required some clarification on before posting our thoughts.