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Preserving Your Estate

What is estate preservation? Estate preservation entails using tax strategies to protect as much of your estate as possible from income tax and other costs when you and your spouse have passed away. Some assets, such as RRSPs and jointly owned [...]

Being an Executor

What is an executor? The executor is the person who administers the estate (assets, debts and possessions) of a deceased person according to their will, or according to law if there is no will. If the deceased does not have a will or did not [...]

Dying Without a Will

What happens if you die without a will? Dying without a will (“intestate”) will cost your estate more money through taxes and legal costs and create unnecessary work for whomever the government appoints as your estate administrator or trustee [...]