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Retirement Catch Up: Get your retirement savings back on track.

Pay yourself first. The key to building wealth is keeping a portion of what you earn. Set automatic transfer of a portion of your paycheque into a savings account, From there, you can choose to contribute a portion of your savings into a retirement account, such as a Tax-Free Savings Account (TSFA) and/or a Registered Retirement Savings Plan. (RRSP)

If you choose to contribute to a TFSA, you can contribute up to $5500 per year; keep in mind, the total contribution amount rolls over each year so you may be able to contribute more. If you're just opening the account, you can contribute up to $57000. There's a one percent per month over-contribution penalty; if you over-contributed more

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Traditionally, Real Estate sales are strongest in the spring, but did you know that sales also strengthen again in the early fall? 

Fall Buyers are generally looking to purchase and move in before the holidays and the onset of winter. The strong spring and summer sales we have seen in the local Brantford, Paris, St George and Brant County markets has resulted in a smaller inventory of homes for sale. Limited inventory and high demand for homes is precisely the combination that leads to increased home prices. With interest rates still holding near all time lows, market activity also tends shift towards a Sellers market.

What does this mean for you?

If you have been thinking of selling, this fall may be the best time to make your move and put your

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