Transfer of Wealth in Toronto
Helping families confidently prepare and transfer wealth from one generation to the next
How prepare for the Transfer of Wealth
How families pass on their wealth to the next generation impacts whether a family legacy will last for a single generation or well beyond.
With the help of our financial advisors, you can confidently transfer assets and ownership of properties to beneficiaries, while preserving wealth.
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You don’t have to live with uncertainty about your future. Instead, you can know you’re on track to maintain your standard of living in retirement and have enough left over to have some fun while you’re at it!
First do a self-assessment and understand your current financial situation. Next, determine your goals, when do you want to retire and how much will you spend in retirement. Identify the gap between your current situation and your ideal retirement, and develop a plan to get their.
In Canada, there are three main pillars of retirement income: Government Pensions & Annuities, Employer Pension Plans, & Personal Retirement Savings.
Wealth transfer tax is an essential policy tool for reducing economic inequality between the beneficiaries. You can choose between three options: estate and gift tax, inclusion tax, and accessions tax.
Building generational wealth is essential to create the foundations and passed down from generation to generation. Here are ways to build generational wealth:
- Invest in your child’s education.
- Educate your children about money.
- Invest in a variety of assets that can generate income.
- Start a family business.
- Get life insurance.
- Create an estate plan.
Work with a financial advisor.
There are various strategies to transfer wealth. The three most common practices are beneficiary designations, wills, and trusts.
Managing and protecting your wealth comes in many ways. Here are four things that you can do to secure your wealth:
- Have a financial plan. It’ll help you understand your present and future choices.
- Maintain your assets. Certain assets require payments, such as property tax. Ensure that you pay them on time to avoid unwanted payments. You can also consider insurance as it can protect your assets from risks.
- Create a backup plan. If you’re not able to attend to your financial duties, plan for someone to be your representative, someone you can trust.
- Avoid financial abuse, scam, and fraudulent activities. Protect your financial information from disreputable organizations and people. Be very aware of scammers and fraudsters.
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