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Make the most of COVID cash

Robyn Thompson, president of Castlemark Wealth Management, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss how to best invest extra cash at hand, especially for those who continue to work and are spending less due to the lockdown.

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Meeting the salary requirement for CEBA

Robyn Thompson is featured on BNN’s “Ask the Expert” feature on The Open, discussing the salary requirements for small business owners to apply for interest-free loans under the Canada Emergency Business Account...

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Financial implications of eldercare at home

Robyn Thompson is featured on Citytv’s Breakfast Television with Devo, discussing the financial implications of bringing an elderly parent home from a long-term care residence during the COVID-19 pandemic. What you need to know before making the...

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Retiring now? How to avoid pandemic panic

Coping with withdrawal risks and benefiting from RRIF rule changes The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown many retirement plans into disarray. The collapse of the stock market in March, volatility in bond prices, the crash of energy markets, and the shutdown...

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Retirement planning during the pandemic

Robyn Thompson is featured in BNN’s “The Open” with host John Erlichman, discussing how retirement planning is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and what retirees (and those ready to retire) can do to protect their nest-egg and secure their income streams into the...

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Steps to successful estate planning

Peace of mind in the pandemic year Financial planning is all about preparing for the future. That covers a lot of ground, of course, from retirement planning to estate planning. Even in the best of times, it’s prudent to have a solid estate plan in place, so that...

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Safety last

Why the urgent need for “safety” can lead investors astray These days, we’re reading a lot about the “flight to safety” in markets and investments. It’s understandable, of course, as the COVID-19 virus pandemic spreads fear and panic through global financial...

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Outsmarting the COVID-19 financial panic

Robyn Thompson is featured in CTV’s “Your Morning” with Anne-Marie Mediwake, discussing how to handle your investments and personal finances in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic scare. With stock markets now into bear market territory, a global recession looming,...

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How to overcome the market fear factor

Stock market rout not the time for wholesale portfolio changes The rapid spread of the Covid-19 virus (also known as the coronavirus), has hit global markets hard over the past few weeks as investors worry about the impact of the spreading contagion on global trade...