Market and Investment Insights

Will You Be Ready for Retirement?

Recently we found some interesting articles regarding saving for retirement and whether Canadians are preparing and will have enough savings to support them in their retirement.  We at Vandermeer Wealth Management find it interesting that depending on who does the research the information provided could be quite different. Some suggest Canadians are on track, while […]

Keys to a Comfortable Retirement

Can You Survive on 2.9% of your Retirement Fund? Executive Summary: Many of my clients are nearing or are currently in some form of retirement. If you are at this stage of life, sustaining your targeted income stream is extremely important. The challenge is how you will do this in an unprecedented era of low […]

Shopping For a Mattress Just Got Easier!

Now You Can Increase Your TFSA! You no longer need to stuff that extra cash in your mattress! Effective immediately, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has allowed Financial Institutions and Individuals to act upon the new proposed change to increase the TFSA contribution limit to $10,000. TFSA contribution limit increase from $5,500 to $10,000 Registered […]

2015 Federal Budget Overview

2015 Federal Budget Overview The federal government today tabled its Economic Action Plan 2015 – a balanced budget for the first time since fiscal 2008. The government promised to balance the budget, and Budget 2015 announces that the deficit has been reduced from $55.6 billion at the height of the global and economic financial crisis […]