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Chief economist tells WP (Wealth Professional) the recession will be more prolonged than first thought – and breaks down his outlook for each province.
Given the recent turmoil in the investment markets, it would seem appropriate at this point to have a look at your investments and see what’s in there, and what risk levels look like for individual clients.
(According to an article from a senior portfolio manager at C.I. investments, dated 30, June, 2020, “The likelihood of higher tax rates post COVID-19 recovery is now absolute.”)
Millions of people are now handling sensitive work data outside their office for the first time. It can be hard enough to keep data secure in the office, where there are IT security officers to monitor the network, and employees are in their work mindset. Working from home presents a new set of challenges.
… what really distinguishes the world’s most successful leaders is emotional intelligence — or the ability to identify and monitor emotions (of their own and of others).
As the Covid Crisis drags on, business is looking for help in dealing with costs. But at the same time, you need to retain employees who know your business, your customers, and can provide full value when things get back to normal …
The field of economics is muddled and imprecise, and there’s good reason it’s called “the dismal science.” Unlike a “real” science … there are no rules that one can count on …
It can be hard enough to keep data secure in the office, where there are IT security officers to monitor the network, and employees are in their work mindset. Working from home presents a new set of challenges.
The message is this; if you run any chance whatsoever of being laid off, of having reduced or no income from employment or from tenants, of having to dip into limited savings, or …
A couple of years ago, an employer/client of ours asked if we could do something for employees with problems or issues where they needed time off, similar to stress leave.
Basic info on what options are there for helping employees with retirement needs.
I have been asked recently, ‘how much have you actually saved clients when you’re building plans this way?’ The answer is ‘plenty’, as shown below.