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BTR Newsletter - May 2021


Welcome to the latest edition of our Newsletter! Feeling connected is vital to our well being, especially during these difficult times. We hope this communication helps to achieve that. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out- we would love to hear from you!

Bryan Rindal B. COMM, CFP


A message from Bryan Rindal and BTR Financial Planning Team

We are so excited to have our newsletter now on our website! It's been a long work in progress and a long time coming.

Be sure to check in periodically to see what's new - in particular current "Articles & Insights" that have been specifically chosen of various topics of interest.

The Time has come - Gloria is leaving for retirement. Her last day is May 28, 2021. All the best to you Gloria, you have been a tremendous asset to the office over the years, and will be missed so much by everyone!

On the flip side - WELCOME to Saron Kulczycki who is taking over Gloria's position. She is our "New Gloria"; and brings with her some great worldly knowledge and quick thinking.

Even though these are challenging times that feel never-ending, please remember our office remains open weekdays 9:00am - 4:00pm. We are here for you!

Your Friends,
The team at BTR Financial Planning;  Brian, Preston, Gloria, Saron and Candice.


BTR Financial Planning Market News

A year after the pandemic low, the economy is set to surge. March 23 marked the one-year anniversary of the market low brought on by the pandemic. The story for the first quarter has been one of optimism surrounding the reopening of the global economy. Vaccinations are rolling out, further boosting hope in our economy and we expect economic momentum to continue, driven by several factors: a rapid reopen of the U.S. and global economies; fiscal and monetary stimulus; pent-up consumer demand; and massive savings. We believe we’ll continue to feel the positive effects  through the remainder of this year and into 2022. 


Good News!

Your Manulife Wealth Inc. account statements and trade confirmations are now available on Manulife online access.

Learn more about the important updates and new features.

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As financial professionals, part of our job is to keep our clients aware and informed. Here are insights and articles that we found particularly helpful.

Bill & Melinda Gates Are Divorcing: A Reminder About Protecting Yourself Financially During Divorce 

While they are among some of the most influential people in the world, experiencing a divorce is a life-altering event that can happen to anyone - no matter your net worth. If this is something that you may be working through as well, there are a few important things you can do to protect yourself financially during the process.


Did You Know a Digital Detox Could Improve Your Finances? Here Are 5 Tips to Help Reset Your Spending Habits 

While smartphones can provide endless entertainment, they can also be bad news for your budget. While that’s all fun and games (no pun intended), it may be time to do a “digital detox.” Here’s why it could be good for you mentally and financially, plus five tips to help yourself unplug.

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Canada's Housing Market Is Predicted to Boom in 2021. Is Now the Time to Buy, or Should You Keep Renting?  

Are you looking to buy a home or should you continue renting? This can be a difficult decision, so if you're trying to decide what to do in 2021, find out why the housing market could be favourable this year.


2021 Tax Rate Card 

[PDF] 2021 Tax Rate Card from Manulife Investment Management, is a handy one pager filled with all the current rates including marginal tax rates, federal tax brackets and tax credits, RRSP contribution limits, CPP contribution limits and benefits and much, much more!

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We are committed to promoting a good balance of market news, personal updates and helpful lifestyle articles. View our website, and connect with us on any comments or  questions you may have.

B T R Financial Planning


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