Posts Tagged: communication

Communication is Key

key to communicationMy mother recently passed away and I am grateful for the communication we had about her wishes and preferences for when the time came. She suffered from a chronic illness so the family had time to prepare themselves for her passing and I had the time to prepare to be the Executor of her estate.

 

The Remaining Information

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Further to the post “It must be January” there is other information equally important to your Power of Attorneys and Executor that will require more time to document.

It Must Be January…

To do todayI’m not talking about resolutions. I’m talking about getting fit! Stores are full of exercise equipment for the home and enrolment in fitness clubs increases. Then the hard work starts and the enthusiasm wanes.

Getting financially fit also occurs in January. Have you decided on the amount of your TFSA and RRSP contributions or any of the other plans you might contribute to like a RESP or RDSP? But then again you might wait until just before the deadline and then have to make “in-the-moment” decisions about the amount to contribute and how to invest it.

Uncomfortable Conversations

 

uncomftYou may not know that there are organizations in the US that are attempting to encourage families to discuss important topics that are often left too late. While these organizations encourage discussions about health and end of life, the discussion of financial health and quality of life are equally important.