Sound Choices

Sound Choices

AGF’s Sound Choices® program provides practical tools and tips on retirement, personal finance, investing and tax efficiency that can be used everyday, all with the help of a financial advisor.

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Lifelong Learning Plan

Borrowing from your RRSP to go back to school

post image Before you make a withdrawal from your RESP…

Before you make a withdrawal from your RESP…

What you need to know about RESP withdrawals

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RESP vs TFSA: What are the key differences?

Education Savings: Which registered plan should you use?

post image The AGF RESP Crossword Puzzle Challenge

The AGF RESP Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Have fun testing your knowledge on RESPs

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Before playing it “safe”

Do you know how much you have to earn with a GIC to break even with inflation and tax rates?

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Selling low and buying high?

Investors know intuitively to buy low and sell high – but even the most seasoned investors can find their own emotions affect the decision-making process.

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Being short-sighted can be scary

If you focus on the monthly swings, it can be quite scary to figure out when to invest or redeem. There is no pattern.

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Recovery period after market downturns

No matter the cause, there has historically been a consistent pattern of strong recovery one to two years after the crisis low.

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Bulls vs. bears – no bull

Investors tend to worry about bear markets – but is that fear warranted?

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Market timing is a guessing game

When market volatility occurs, it may be tempting to pull your money out of the market. But that can have a significant impact on your investments.