January 2019

We wish you a wonderful 2019, full of happiness and success. For our part, we are very enthusiastic and determined to make it a great year.

What also makes this year extra special is that we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of our discretionary portfolio management platform, a service that makes your life a lot easier thanks to its turnkey approach (learn more about this topic by clicking here).

Ten years is an important step, and we owe this success to the trust that you show us every day. We are incredibly grateful to you, and to thank you, Francis has prepared this video (click here).

Until next time!

Francis, Josée and Hossein

Important RRSP and TFSA reminders

Image credit: Pixabay

Good news: the annual maximum TFSA contribution has been increased by $500 to $6,000 for 2019. With regard to RRSPs, you have until Friday, March 1st to contribute for the 2018 tax year. The contribution limit for 2018 is equal to 18% of income earned in the previous year, up to a maximum of $26,230 (your contribution room also depends on other factors and is indicated on your federal Notice of Assessment). You will find comprehensive tables about the annual limits for different plans on this Government of Canada site.

Head to the site

Art of fine dining: trends for 2019

Image credit: SAQ

In 2019, have you made a resolution to eat better and to have more variety in your menus? From Middle-Eastern cuisine to organic wines to comfort food, this article will help you discover new, tasty dishes and the biggest trends in terms of so-called “natural” products. As a bonus: great ideas for food-related items to reduce your environmental footprint.

Read the article

Missed a previous edition of the VPG bulletin? 

You can read or re-read past editions on our website. 

Click here

Francis Sabourin
Director, Wealth Management
Portfolio Manager
Tel.: 514.989.4844  •  Email
linkedin_icon.jpg  twitter_icon.jpg  

Francis Sabourin
Wealth Management

1250 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Suite 1500
Montréal, QC  H3B 4W8




The opinions expressed in this report are the opinions of the author and readers should not assume they reflect the opinions or recommendations of Richardson GMP Limited or its affiliates. Assumptions, opinions and estimates constitute the author's judgment as of the date of this material and are subject to change without notice. We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of this material, and it should not be relied upon as such. Before acting on any recommendation, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, if necessary, seek professional advice. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Insurance services are offered through Richardson GMP Insurance Services Limited in BC, AB, SK, MB, NWT, ON, QC, and PEI. Additional administrative support and policy management are provided by PPI Partners. Richardson GMP Limited, Member Canadian Investor Protection Fund. Richardson is a trade-mark of James Richardson & Sons, Limited. GMP is a registered trade-mark of GMP Securities L.P. Both used under license by Richardson GMP Limited.