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Category: Estate Planning

Legal Essentials: Understanding Power of Attorney and Living Wills in Canada

What Are Power of Attorney and Living Wills?

Power of Attorney (POA) in Canada is a legal document that grants one person (the “attorney”) the authority to make decisions on behalf of another person (the “donor”) regarding financial, property, or medical matters. It comes into play if the donor becomes incapacitated or unable to manage their affairs.

Living Wills, also known as advance directives, are legal documents that outline a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment and care if they become incapable of communicating these decisions due to illness or incapacity.

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Retirement Ready: How to Adjust Your Financial Plan Post-Retirement

Transitioning into retirement is a significant shift that calls for a re-evaluation of one’s financial landscape. The diligent years of saving and investing give way to a period where the focus is on the management and utilization of these funds. Here, we’ll unpack strategies for seniors to reassess their financial plans post-retirement, with particular attention to the potential role of life settlements as a part of their financial toolkit.

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Estate Planning Essentials: Protecting Your Legacy in Canada

As you advance in years and look towards retirement and beyond, the importance of planning for the future becomes increasingly clear. Central to this is estate planning, a crucial step in ensuring that your wishes are respected, and your loved ones are provided for. But what does estate planning involve, and how can you use it to safeguard your legacy in Canada? Let’s find out!

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