Archive: Aug 2016

31st Aug 2016

IFB Staff

Media Release – IFB Elects New Chair

August 31, 2016 IFB Elects New Chairman, Board Members, at its 2016 Annual General Meeting  TORONTO – IFB, the national association representing independent financial advisors, met yesterday in Toronto to elect Board members and Executive positions. In his remarks at the meeting, outgoing Chair, John Dargie, reflected on his five years in leadership of the IFB Board, and the importance of independent financial advice for Canadian consumers. Scott Findlay was elected to serve as IFB’s Chair and President. Mr. Findlay has been a long-time Board member for IFB, and is a principle at Valley-Wide Financial. He holds a BA in Economics from Western University and is a Certified Financial Planner. George Biggar of St. Catharines ON was elected to serve […]

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05th Aug 2016

IFB Staff

CLHIA Launches Retiring Soon?

Retiring Soon? is a new, web-based tool providing a centralized source of unbiased retirement information, with links to provincial and federal programs, to assist people who are close to retiring.  It is free and accessible on multiple formats.  Information on the site is organized into 4 main areas: Workplace, Money, More than Money and Ready, set, retire. “I think financial advisors will welcome this new resource as one more tool they can use in assisting clients plan for a successful transition from the workplace to retirement.” – Nancy Allan, Executive Director, Independent Financial Brokers of Canada Click the link below to check out this web-based resource for consumers. https://www.clhia.ca/rs/en/index.html

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