Personal Financial Planning

Financial Planning
Personal Financial Planning
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In a complex and ever-changing financial landscape, having a plan is crucial to secure your future and achieve your long-term financial goals. Gifford Carr’s experienced team can facilitate the creation of a comprehensive financial plan tailored to your unique needs and financial dreams.

A primary advantage of working with the Gifford Carr team is that we work to understand your current financial situation and your goals. Through a detailed consultation and thorough review of your financial statements, portfolios and insurance, we provide a personalized approach to empower you to make your hard-earned dollars work for your needs and life dreams.

What does a full financial plan involve?

A full financial plan from Gifford Carr involves working together to understand your current financial outlook and how we can tailor it to meet your aspirations. We will discuss your current situation, exploring cashflow while considering your future goals This personalized approach ensures we can develop a custom financial plan to align with your lifestyle and dreams.

Our Financial Planning Process Includes:

A Comprehensive Financial Analysis
To begin, we will conduct a thorough analysis of your finances. This analysis will assess your income, expenses, savings, debts, investments, and retirement plans. By diving deep into your financial situation, we can identify areas that may require improvement or adjustment, ensuring that your financial plan is comprehensive and well-rounded.

Risk Management Strategies
As insurance brokers, we are experts in risk management. As part of your financial plan, we will evaluate your insurance needs across various aspects of your life, such as health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, property insurance, and business insurance, if applicable. Some insurance plans can also provide savings and tax sheltering. We will assess your risk and tax exposure, identify gaps, and ensure you have the appropriate solution to protect you, your family and your savings.

Investment Planning and Wealth Management
Another component of a full financial plan includes investment planning and wealth management. We will work closely with you to develop a comprehensive investment strategy that aligns with your risk tolerance and financial goals. With a wide array of investment options, we will provide valuable insight into market trends and opportunities to maximize investment returns while managing risk effectively.

Through partnerships with our dealer Quadrus Investment Services, and Value Partners Investment Council, Gifford Carr offers a wide range of investment solutions for every scenario.

Retirement Planning
Plant the tree today so you can enjoy the shade tomorrow. Planning for your retirement is a critical element of a full financial plan. After all, enjoying your life’s hard work is what it’s all about. Gifford Carr will work with you to determine a realistic retirement plan based on the results of your financial assessment and work with you to achieve your desired retirement lifestyle using various retirement saving options. Such as RRSPs, TFSAs, non-registered savings, and alternative investments.

Ongoing Monitoring and Adjustments
A full financial plan is not a one-time exercise; it requires continuous monitoring and adjustments as factors like your life circumstances and the markets fluctuate. Our team will regularly review your financial plan with you to ensure it aligns with your evolving goals.


Why do I need a financial plan?

Partnering with the Gifford Carr team will help you identify your financial goals and how to meet them. We work with you to develop a plan for success and offer guidance and expertise along the way. Consider us your roadmap to financial flexibility and freedom.

What information do I need to obtain a full financial plan?

We will need to assess all elements related to your financial situation, including but not limited to:

  • Income and expenses
  • Loans and other debt
  • Savings and investments
  • Retirement plan
  • Familial status and any dependents in your care
  • Risk tolerance

Do you offer a free consultation?

Yes, our advisors will meet with you for a complimentary consultation to discuss your current financial situation and your goals.

My financial analysis results are not as expected. What options are available?

TFSA assets are never locked in. You may access these funds at any time, tax-free, with the benefit of typically receiving the contribution room back in the following calendar year.

What are the main differences between a TFSA and RRSP?

This is very common. However, a judgment free plan is the first step towards a future analysis closer aligned to your goals. Gifford Carr’s advisor team will work with you to assess the results of your financial analysis and develop a plan to reach your goals.

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