We looked into the Manulife One product last year, and it wasn't of much benefit to us. We went to the website to figure out our Manulife One number and the result actually was a sentence that read "This product may not benefit you at this time". It appears to benefit people who have consumer debt (at interest rates higher than the mortgage rate) to consolidate with their mortgage as well as people who don't mind transferring their day-to-day banking to Manulife. This would not have worked for us since there is no Manulife branches in our community - we would have had to use RBC ATMs to access our money.
National Bank offers a similar product called the "National Bank All in One". They offered to pay our legal fees if we went with them.
For $300-$500 you can purchase title insurance through your lawyer. The peace of mind is well worth the cost - especially since it is a one-time purchase as long as you own the house. If you purchased the house within the past 7 years or so, it is possible that you have title insurance and don't realize it. Most lawyers included it automatically with their closings now.
Is there a strategic approach to determining when to make RRSP/RRIF withdrawals during the year to derive benefits or reduce risk/drawbacks?
When I retire, my dividends will form the base of my retirement income. However, I also want to start withdrawing from my RRSP using VPW but can still be...
I applied OAS and GIS early April, 2020 online and I was wondering how long the processing times will take these days due to the current situation (pandemic)?
Thank you for sharing your experiences.
Hi experts, I have a simple question -- according to government website:
You can receive your OAS pension benefit payment outside the country if you:
resided in Canada for at least 20 years after turning 18; or
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