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  • It’s hard to believe we’re half-way through 2018 already. How are you doing against the financial priorities you set for yourself? Has it been awhile since you checked your progress? Earlier this year, we provided our annual financial planning checklist to make it easy to assess. Everyone’s ... Keep Reading >
  • Last week, the Globe & Mail published an enlightening yet cautionary piece by Gail Johnson on the importance of planning for health care in your later years, financially and logistically. Newport’s Chief Wealth Management Officer, David Lloyd, was interviewed for the article as the topic is ... Keep Reading >
  • In a blog post last summer, we reminded our readers about the tax savings opportunities of prescribed rate loans. At the time, we cautioned that interest rate increases were on the horizon and would reduce the amount of the annual savings available to a high-income household. Based upon the ... Keep Reading >
  • We live in amazing times with so many things easily accessible and available almost instantaneously. Don’t feel like cooking? Dinner can be delivered to your doorstep within minutes using one of the many food delivery apps. Have a cheque to cash? Snap a picture and consider it done. While there ... Keep Reading >
  • Did you make any financial resolutions for 2018? Below we have created a month-by-month financial planning checklist to help you organize and optimize your affairs. Some tasks are deadline driven – like tax filings, RRSP contributions, etc. Others fall under the category of ‘important but not ... Keep Reading >
  • As a new parent myself, I know that raising a family is costly. Even more so for families who pay for their children (or grandchildren) to attend private school. For example, at a private school in my Toronto neighbourhood, tuition is roughly $21,000 annually, per child, for grades 1-8, and ... Keep Reading >
  • The federal government announced last week that it will table its budget on March 22nd – putting an end to the guessing game. Speculation remains rampant about possible changes to capital gains taxation. Rumours are circulating that the federal government may increase the capital gains ... Keep Reading >
  • It’s a real-life Hollywood success story.  Snap, the L.A.-based parent company of the popular Snapchat app, is going public with an IPO set for later this week. With the company’s value estimated at around $20 billion, many employees will become  millionaires — its founders ... Keep Reading >
  • Toronto, Canada, September 1, 2016 –  Newport Private Wealth, one of Canada’s largest and fastest-growing independent wealth management firms serving high-net-worth individuals and families, has opened an office in Kelowna, British Columbia.  The Kelowna wealth management office is ... Keep Reading >
  • To help you plan for 2016, we offer this month-by-month guide to organizing and optimizing your financial affairs. Keep Reading >