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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Top 20 Reasons to Seek Professional Advice

Research has continually pointed to the measurable value that financial advisors provide their clients.

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Ready to Start Investing? These Tips Can Help

Know what you’re saving for, determine how comfortable you are with risk and consider working with a financial advisor.

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2020 Financial Checklist

To better position yourself for financial success in 2020 and beyond, here are some top tips to consider.

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Top Tips for Managing Holiday Spending

Here are five tips to help you spend reasonably so you don’t have regrets – or large amounts of long-term debt – in the new year.

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The AGF RRIF Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Have fun testing your knowledge on RRIFs

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The 411 on Distributions

Distributions are payments from a mutual fund to the investor and can derive from multiple sources, such as income and capital gains realized from securities held within the underlying funds, as well as return of capital.

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5 financial matters to check before year-end

Here are the top 5 items that could help make sure your financial matters are set up for 2020.

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20 “alternative” definitions

Here are our top 20 words to learn about alternatives. #FinancialEducation

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Alternative Strategies

Alternative investments can be fundamental building blocks for a well-constructed portfolio and key components in helping investors achieve their goals.

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What’s the alternative?

Understanding alternative investments During the Global Financial Crisis (“GFC”) in 2008/9, many investors experienced sizable…