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Week 4 is Life Events Basics

Financial Literacy Month is almost over! As we enter the last week of the month, here is the last back to basics topic for you. We hope you’ve enjoyed this as much as we have! Week four is Life Events Basics: Financial literacy hits close to home when major life events are involved. Explore the… Read more »

How do you feel about working remotely?

Survey finds 80 per cent of employees want remote work to continue post-pandemic. While the shift from driving to the office in a suit to shuffling to a laptop in slippers was supposed to be a temporary reaction to the global health crisis, the majority of employees want it to be a permanent change. The… Read more »

Week 3 is Planning Basics

It’s Financial Literacy Month! All month long we will be updating you with different topics to focus on, all on getting back to basics. Advocis has a wealth of information on each topic that we hope you’ll enjoy! Week three is Planning Basics: Lay the groundwork for smart financial planning with insights into topics like… Read more »

Week 2 is Buying Basics

It’s Financial Literacy Month! All month long we will be updating you with different topics to focus on, all on getting back to basics. Advocis has a wealth of information on each topic that we hope you’ll enjoy! Week two is Buying Basics: A wide variety of information on how to make smarter purchases –… Read more »

Week 1 is Money Basics

It’s Financial Literacy Month! All month long we will be updating you with different topics to focus on, all on getting back to basics. Advocis has a wealth of information on each topic that we hope you’ll enjoy! Week one is Money Basics: The fundamentals of how to be smarter with your money, including information… Read more »

November is Financial Literacy Month

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month. It is also a challenging time for many Canadians who may be struggling financially due to the COVD-19 pandemic. The goal this year is to help Canadians gain financial confidence and make informed financial decisions relevant to their circumstances by equipping them with practical tips… Read more »

Investment Commentary – September 30, 2020

Thank you for choosing Arbutus Financial as your financial advisory firm. We appreciate your trust and the business that comes with it. We hope you are healthy and doing well during this very unique time. Global markets continued their recovery during the summer, followed by a slight pullback in September. In Canada, the S&P/TSX Composite… Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

On behalf of the entire Arbutus Financial team we would like to wish you and your family a safe, happy and healthy Thanksgiving. Each year at Thanksgiving we pause to give thanks for the many blessings in our lives and in particular during this pandemic year extra thanks to our family, friends, and clients for… Read more »

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month

As we’re rounding off 6 months of life during COVID-19, everyone’s stress levels may be back at an all-time high. But the fall can be a great time to re-energize and re-fresh with the changing of the season, and since we spend the majority of our time working (either at home or in the office)… Read more »

Employee Assistance Programs and Financial Wellness

When thinking of an employee benefits program, what comes first to mind? Life insurance, extended health care, dental? However, one group benefit is becoming ever more popular, and important. Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) and other wellness programs often can be included in an employee benefits package with little to no cost and provide a wealth… Read more »