Aug 20, 2019
Long-term planning is also needed when assets are to be sold in the future that have large embedded capital gains. There may be ways to reduce or defer the income tax on these larger items with proper tax planning.
A needs analysis should be part of a financial plan to determine what types of insurance are needed and whether existing plans are the most appropriate. This should encompass looking at the life insurance, disability insurance, critical illness and long-term care insurance needs.
Having a plan for the accumulation of real estate is important whether this is just a principal residence or multiple properties. Building the equity in real estate is important as it provides options for other opportunities.
Rental revenue for many Canadians is an important source of income.
Depending on the amount being saved strategic use of these plans should be made to maximize the grants and free money available from the government as well as other tax implications of saving for children.