Blog Posts

A Year in Review

2018 has been a great one at The RaeLipskie Partnership. Through our professional and personal victories, giving back to our community and having fun around the office, 2018 has been one of our most memorable 12 months. As we approach our 30th year it is time to...

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Investing Doesn’t Have to be Scary

The world of investing can seem scary, but it doesn’t have to keep you up at night. Making your money work for you through investing is one of the smartest financial decisions you can make. It provides a way for you to build upon your wealth and meet both short and...

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Time to Give Back

Many young people find donating to causes close to their heart difficult to fit into their budget. Embarking on a first career and faced with growing expenses, donating is often pushed to the backburner out of necessity. At this early stage in life, extra money is...

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Fresh Start for Empty Nesters

With September comes back-to-school season, leaving many parents with empty nests as children explore their post secondary options outside the family home. If you are one of these newfound empty nesters, this is a great time to take the opportunity to give yourself a...

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6 Top Financial Tips for Retirement Planning

No matter how far away it may seem right now, your retirement is on the horizon. It’s an opportunity that opens up new possibilities, so you need to decide what you want to do with those golden years! You might want to learn something new. Maybe the plan is to spend...

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Top Post-Secondary Saving Mistakes To Avoid

After school lets out for the summer, excitement for upcoming vacation days may be the only thing on your family’s mind. It’s important not to let the promise of sunny days keep you from thinking about your child’s future. You want to make sure a world of opportunity...

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What You Should Know About Cottage Ownership

It’s safe to say that summer is on its way. As you decide on how—and where—you’ll be spending the weeks ahead, don’t forget about a Canadian icon: the cottage. Whether you call it the cottage, the summer house, or simply going to the lake, this is your time to enjoy...

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10 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Spring weather is finally here! Thanks to newfound energy from the warmth of the sun, it’s the perfect time of year to start straightening up. Don’t forget to spend some time getting your finances and paperwork in order! Here are ten tips on how to tidy up your...

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Risk, Reward, and Your Money

It’s natural to feel some anxiety about investing. From sharing your financial records to committing your hard-earned savings, you might feel nervous about taking the plunge. However, if you don’t take any risks, you won’t make any returns! The truth is, it’s harder...

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The Big Picture

After a period of extended low volatility, the decline in equity indices into the technical “correction” territory (-10% or more from their peak levels) in a very short time period created some anxiety for investors. Such a sudden drop creates uncertainty along with...

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3 Great Tips to Get Ready for Tax Season

In February, many Canadians will start thinking about their taxes. With proper planning, you can tackle your taxes and stay stress-free. Even if you’ve been filing your own taxes for years, you might want a little help. Read through our tips to be tax-ready by April...

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Slimming down your debt for the New Year

In North America, many of us tend to find ourselves in more debt than we’d like after the gift-giving season of December has passed, and a report in the Globe and Mail in 2017 found that per capita household debt has continued to climb in Canada. Many of us also find...

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