Mary Keetch Financial Services

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My mission is to help clients understand how investments and insurance can make a positive difference in their lives. I have 20 years industry experience and focus my practice around the client. Each individual is different and attention must be given to that persons goals and dreams.  In today’s investment climate it can be a very intimidating place to be on your own. I offer a helping hand, a listening ear and sound advice.  If you are visiting my site for the first time and are concerned about your holdings, please click the button below to contact me or call me at 519 667-0555 we can get together and review your current position. Once the review is complete we can see if there are any adjustments that need to be made. It is a very enlightening exercise for most and a great way to make sure you are on solid ground going forward.  Contact Me Today

Do you or someone you know qualify for the Disability Tax Credit?


Perhaps a Registered Disability Savings Plan RDSP could help you reach your financial goals.

People with disabilities and their loved ones face a distinct set of financial challenges throughout their lives. To help address these challenges, in 2008 the Government of Canada introduced the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). Designed to help build long-term financial security for disabled persons, the RDSP makes it easier to accumulate funds by providing assisted savings and tax-deferred investment growth.

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Avoid a legacy of taxes

Avoid a legacy

AMERICAN INVENTOR AND POLITICIAN Benjamin Franklin wrote,  “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”1 And while the thought of death can be unpleasant, so can the prospect of leaving your family a large tax bill. With a little planning, you can help minimize the taxes on your estate once you’ve passed on. Here are a few tax-saving strategies to consider.

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Get into the sandbox with saving

Get into the sandbox

THE EXPRESSION “LIKE A KID IN A CANDY STORE” exists for a reason, and most parents are all too aware of it. When children are in a place where treats are sold, a very yummy and tangible goal is right there in front of them. They’re tempted to spend every dime on the spot. So can they learn  to save for longer-term goals like a bike or computer? Even young children can understand money and the value of setting financial goals. According to a report by University of Cambridge researchers, seven-year-olds can understand basic financial concepts.1 In fact, introducing children to saving early might give them a head start on a lifetime of good money habits. And it could make those trips through the toy store or down the cereal aisle a little more pleasant. If you’re looking for ideas to help teach kids the rewards of thoughtful spending and saving, consider some of the activities below.

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The family dollar juggling act

The family dollar

FOR PARENTS, DAILY LIFE CAN SEEM LIKE A JUGGLING ACT. Adults in the family have a schedule, priorities and commitments. Kids have a schedule, priorities and commitments. Sometimes they match up. Often they don’t. As a result, many families become experts at keeping multiple balls in the air. Fortunately, when it comes to financial planning, there are ways to reduce stress by introducing flexibility and improving balance within the family circus. Families don’t have to give up the present for the future – or the other way around. Instead, they can balance their short-term, mid-term and long-term needs, assigning some money each month to a variety of financial goals. The truth is, many decisions don’t have to be “one or the other” – and that gives families flexibility to plan, save and spend in a way that works best for them.

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Getting healthier on the job

Getting Healthier

MAINTAINING HEALTHY HABITS can be a round-the-clock occupation,  so what do you do if you have a full-time job? It is possible to both work and be healthy. With more and more companies offering workplace wellness programs, employees can access tools to boost their overall well-being at the office. A good wellness program not only helps support your career, but also your emotional, financial, physical and social well-being.1 Programs vary by employer and can include initiatives such as nutrition seminars, access to low-cost exercise options, biometric screenings, ergonomic services and stress relief workshops. They can help participants set goals, provide flexible work schedules, offer social support and promote a healthy physical environment. If your employer has one, consider participating. Here are just a few benefits.

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