For the past decade, parents who have established Registered Education Savings Plans (RESP) have been able to access the Alberta Centennial Education Savings (ACES) Plan if the children listed as beneficiaries of those plans meet the qualifying........

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Milestone Elements™: Giving back to the Industry

Published by Steve Nielsen on Apr 20, 2015

Milestone Asset Management has been part of the investment and insurance landscape in Calgary for over 20 years.  As such we are embedded in this community which entails participating in the professional associations we belong to, maintaining network...

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Milestone Elements™: Giving back to the Industry

Published by Steve Nielsen on Apr 18, 2015

Milestone Asset Management has been part of the investment and insurance landscape in Calgary for over 20 years.  As such we are embedded in this community which entails participating in the professional associations we belong to, maintaining network...

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Wealth Strategies: Alberta Budget details - Increased taxes

Published by Steve Nielsen on Apr 16, 2015

The Alberta provincial budget was announced on March 26, 2015.  The recent decline in the price of oil has led to the government projecting a provincial budget deficit of approximately $5 Billion, as the article excerpt below notes.  This somewhat......

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Market Insights: First Quarter wrap-up

Published by Steve Nielsen on Apr 11, 2015

The start of 2015 has seen mixed results for equity markets and strong results for fixed income markets.  In North America, the TSX Composite rose 1.85% while the U.S. S&P500 was only up 0.44% in local currency....

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