Discover new wealth planning strategies, learn about emerging market trends or supplement your ongoing financial education with the Wealth Your Way podcast.
Planning for Retirement with Roth Conversions
Converting traditional IRAs (individual retirement accounts) into Roth IRAs has been a hot topic of conversation for people of all ages in recent years. Whether taking advantage of the current low income tax rates, or making the smartest choices in estate planning, many investors are turning to Roth conversions when planning their retirements. Ryan and Halsey discuss how this move can minimize the taxes owed on your retirement savings and maximize the money for both you and your inheritors.
Legislation Lesson: Tax Law Changes
An administration change typically leads to a change in our nation's tax laws. But the legislative process for this is complex, and may lead to less sweeping changes than expected. Ryan and Halsey explore this process together and discuss what to look out for when it comes to your personal finances.
Clearing Up Cryptocurrency
In the past year, cryptocurrency has been all the buzz. But what exactly is it? And more importantly, is it worth adding to your investment portfolio? This exciting but volatile market is still fairly new, and there's still much to learn. So join us as we pose these questions to CIBC Private Wealth Management's Chief Investment Officer Dave Donabedian, and get some insight on the crypto mystery!
The 2020 Impact on ESG Investing
As the Covid-19 pandemic seems to be in its final phase, the world in its wake is a much different place. How will this affect our investments moving forward? ESG factors are helping companies adapt to a tumultuous year. Environmental and health-conscious business models are the new norm, and diversity in leadership and representation has begun to dominate corporate priorities.
Will the trials of 2020 lead to sustainable change? Or do the grand gestures of today fade away to "business as usual" tomorrow? We're joined by the Head of ESG and Impact Investing John Tennaro to discuss.
Active Investing, Passive Investing and Choosing Your Money Manager
When investing, you want your money to grow. Active management and passive management are two distinct options available to you as an investor. Generally speaking, passive investing tends to be cheaper and easier, with portfolios frequently matching the ups and downs of the overall market. Actively managed portfolios are maintained by money managers who make decisions to allocate funds with the goal of a higher rate of return.
If you choose to invest your funds in an actively managed portfolio, what considerations should keep in mind when choosing your money manager?
We discuss this and more with Managing Director Kishore Setty, CFA.
Income Taxes–It Pays to Plan Ahead
When it comes to taxes, it pays to plan ahead. Don’t wait until the end of the year to start thinking about your income tax. You have the potential to save on your tax bill by understanding what your tax situation is likely to be ahead of time and identifying strategies for deductions.
Very helpful overview of credit basics. Easy to digest. Great conversation (as opposed to a lecture).
Wealth Your Way
Very excited to hear what Ryan and Josh have to say! Very informative in everything I’ve seen from them in the past.