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Once you decide to retire, who needs a strategy? Assiniboine Financial Group can help

Retirement Drawdown Strategies

Once you decide to retire, who needs a strategy? It should be pretty simple. You retire, you receive your government pensions, your company pension (if you have one), and simply start taking money from your savings to support your lifestyle, right? If only it were so easy! Thankfully, getting what you want out of retirement […]

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Stay Safe From Online Fraud: Top Tips on How to Protect Yourself & Your Accounts

Stay Safe From Online Fraud: Top Tips on How to Protect Yourself & Your Accounts

Email Offers Never reply to a spam email, even to unsubscribe Often, this just serves to “verify” your address to scammers. The best course of action is to delete any suspicious emails without opening them. Turn off the “viewing pane” Just viewing the email may send a verification notice to the sender that yours is […]

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month

We’ve all heard the stories of victims falling prey to all types of scams, from online fraud to fake lottery claims to identity theft. Victims of scams and fraud can be anyone, even you. Scammers target innocent people of all ages, backgrounds and locations. Sadly, people who fall victim to these scams lose thousands of dollars […]

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It’s time to get serious with your TFSA

It’s time to get serious with your TFSA

You’ve opened your Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA). You’ve been diligently putting money into it every year and now you realize that this has become an important piece of your financial portfolio. If you were 18 or over when this was launched in 2009, your contribution room is now $52,000 in 2017. This began as […]

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Get the most from your Assiniboine Credit Union MasterCard

How to Get the Most from Your Credit Card Benefits

When used properly, credit cards can save you time and money, while providing attractive rewards that increase with your spending. And making required payments can improve your credit rating. For people who grew up in a “save first” culture, or for those that have experienced challenges with using too much credit in the past, credit […]

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What is MoneyFit?

Make making a plan manageable. Assiniboine Credit Union offers free MoneyFit assessments, advice and ongoing support in our branches. Just what does it mean to be MoneyFit? That’s a great question. Sometimes money can be a source of stress and discomfort. For many people, finances are a very personal and not something to talk about […]

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It doesn't have to be tax season to receive fraudulent requests that impersonate the Canada Revenue Agency.

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Canada Revenue Agency Scams

It doesn’t have to be tax season to receive fraudulent requests that impersonate the Canada Revenue Agency. Because the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has information on all Canadian taxpayers, fraudsters try to impersonate the CRA to trick you into revealing your personal and private information. In addition, fraudsters will impersonate CRA to falsely demand tax […]

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