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Keeping Track of Your Costs

Keeping Track of Your Costs

While there are a growing number of Canadians who are opting to live on the water permanently, the majority of cottage owners still use their property for recreation purposes. In other words, this is their secondary property as opposed to a main dwelling.  The distinction between primary and secondary property is extremely important when we

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Ensuring Your Financial Affairs Are Ready For A Worst Case Scenario

Summer is finally here and while many Canadians will make the annual sojourn up to cottage country for the season, a large number will also take to the road, air and water for trips further afar. While the focus before travel is usually on getting new clothes, arranging for pets and making sure the neighbours

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Avoiding the Debt Trap

Prior to the financial crisis of 2007 Canadians never knew that central bank interest rates could ever be zero, or negative as in the case of Europe. GIC rates were typically above 4 per cent and being offered a mortgage of 6 per cent was considered a good deal. Things changed drastically after the crisis

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Unlocking Equity for Investing

For many Canadians the properties they own, whether it be their home or cottage, will represent the single largest investments they will make.  Individuals will no doubt have investment portfolios, such as RRSPs, but the share these represent of the total net worth picture could be small.  In some cases an excessively large percentage of

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Spring Cleaning Your Financial Matters

This past winter seemed to drag on, but with Spring finally here our thoughts turn to sprucing up the inside of our homes and getting the gardens and lakefront ready for those relaxing summer days ahead.  Spring cleaning also involves our financial matters and it’s a good time to see where things are so the

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Meet The Pyle Group

Get to know our talented individuals The strength of our business is our clients and the strength behind the business is our professional team of experts. Emphasis on continued education and training ensures that clients always receive the highest level of service. Andrew Pyle, MA, CFP, CIM, FMA, FCSI, Senior Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager For over

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Cottage Country Business Q and A 2018

Business Milestones & Anniversaries in 2017 The Pyle Group – Scotia McLeod The 2017 marked the 10th anniversary for the Pyle Group team of ScotiaMcLeod and with the growth in the business we also set some major goals in our client commitment. These continue into 2018 and include making sure all clients have a financial

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Planning Takes on an Even Greater Importance with a Business

It is a fact. Small businesses in this country have and still do account for the lion’s share when it comes to employment growth and the building of strong communities. This past year has been somewhat stressful as the federal government introduced proposed changes to how private corporations are taxed and this has influenced how

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