Based on ethical principles of neutrality and transparency, our approach allows finance and accounting professionals to better understand the challenges and opportunities of various financial strategies.
We accept consulting mandates from professionals wishing to position themselves with their clients on issues relating to their financial security.
Offered by certified financial planners, our short courses are intended for professionals wishing to perfect their skills in financial strategies which integrate insurance and investments
during our consulting and corporate training mandates
This strategy involves sharing ownership of a critical illness insurance policy between a corporation and its shareholder/key person.
What are the advantages and disadvantages?
What would happen to the company in the event of the premature death of one of its shareholders? Will it be able to fund the buy-back clause of the shareholders' agreement?
Which products should you favor, which ones should you avoid?
Can insurance be used to diversify portfolio assets? To what extent? Using its preferential tax treatment, can it surpass the assumed return of a balanced portfolio?
In what situations could life insurance be used as a leveraged loan?
Is this strategy effective and, above all, sustainable?
Is life insurance relevant as a retirement accumulation tool?
What are the required conditions for setting up such a strategy
What are the mechanisms for creating and increasing wealth for future generations?
Personal or corporate ownership, which should be prioritized?
Can one be a philanthropist without impoverishing one's estate? What are the different options?
What are the mechanics and tax benefits?
A life annuity offers stability, but could be a costly option for the estate.
What is a back-to-back annuity? Under what circumstances should it be considered?
What are the tax implications of transferring a life insurance policy, whether intercompany or to an individual? What are the rules to follow? What are the elements considered in the calculation of the fair market value?
Is it a worthwhile exercise?
Universal life and whole life have completely different mechanics and, consequently, taxation.
What are their distinct characteristics? In what situation should one be favored over the other? What’s the impact on the capital dividend account (CDC) when held by a corporation?
Due to its preferential tax treatment, insurance can be a powerful weapon in your clients' financial arsenal.
If you wish to offer them objective professional advice on their financial strategies involving insurance, let's discuss your needs.
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