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Craving something sweet?

Jen definitely is! Before the baby pops, we figured that we needed an excuse to try another recipe from the Solutions magazine. Give this recipe a try and let us know how you did!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

We are spreading the word on Breast Cancer Awareness month. Having personally had over 20 years of experience observing the devastating impacts of this sickness, this hits home…

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Make Your Money Work Harder!

We’re excited to let you know about the Manulife Bank Advantage Account – currently offering a special 3.75% interest rate! It combines the best features of a savings and chequing account to make your money work harder.

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RESP Withdrawals — Strategies and Tax

Finished saving for your child's education? It's now time for them to head off to post-secondary education - now what? Ever thought of what the most tax efficient strategy was, to draw the funds from the RESP? Take a look at the attached article for some details!

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Apples Apples Everywhere!

Apple picking season is in full swing! A few of our staff went a bit overboard this year and are now left wondering what to do with all those apples?! We've made crumbles, pies, fried apple sides and jars upon jars of applesauce! After all those sweet takes on apple dishes, we're ready to try something a little more savory. This recipe, Maple Braised Apples and Pork, from the Solutions Magazine caught our eye with a tasty combo of maple, apples and sage. We hope you enjoy giving this one a try!

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'Patience is a Virtue'

It was my Mom’s favourite phrase. The more she said it, the more I hated it. Back then I didn’t understand the value of the advice she was giving to me and that one day it would become an invaluable piece of wisdom to help guide my decisions.

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Making Sense of Life Insurance

What would be the financial impact to your loved ones, if you were no longer living? Life insurance can help your family carry on without the added strain of any financial worries. This doesn’t have to be complicated! Start the conversation – you might be surprised at how easy the process can be. As always, our Team is here to help. Please reach out with any questions you may have.

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First Job, First Paycheque, What's Next?

Has your teen recently started to work? Is that paycheque instantly disappearing on food, fun, and friends? Here are some quick tips on how to guide your teen into managing their new financial freedom and establishing financially healthy habits. For more information on different savings accounts, feel free to contact us here at Valcore Planning Solutions!

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The Government Covered 20% of My Vacation

My Dad asked us how much he owed us for the vacation rental. Nothing, we replied. The government was already going to be covering 20% of the trip! Not lost on him, the very next question was how we got the government to cover 20% of our trip. Easy, I replied, we didn’t have to ask at all, they just offered.

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Healthy COLD Summer Treat?! Yes Please!

Looking for a nutritious and delicious treat to share on these hot summer days? We have the perfect Coconut Fudge Pop recipe for you. Give the recipe a try and let us know how you did. We promise to share the results from our staff and perhaps their children too!

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