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Investing Basics for Freelancers

  • 3 Feb 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Online
  • 176


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Investing Basics For Freelancers

(Part of the CFG's 'Business of Freelancing' Series)

This co-presented webinar will focus on the two main retirement saving vehicles for freelancers: RRSPs and TFSAs. Helen and Rita will cover the key benefits and also the potential pitfalls of each, including ways to maximize tax efficiency in asset allocation. The 20-30-minute presentation will be followed by a Q&A. 

Our Presenters: 

Rita Silvan, Chartered Investment Manager, is an award-winning former publishing executive who has held leadership positions in print and digital publications. Her freelance writing has appeared in RBC's  Inspired Investor, The National Post, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star,  and many more.  She’s passionate about personal finance and investing as a means to a happy and self-empowered life.

Helen Burnett-Nichols is a Hamilton, Ont.-based freelance writer with more than15 years of experience covering investment, business, legal and personal finance topics. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Globe and Mail, National Post Legal Post, Golden Girl Finance, Benefits Canada, SAGE Magazine, EY Reporting and Tangerine Bank’s ‘Forward Thinking’ brand. Helen completed the Canadian Securities Course in 2010.

Online: Thursday, February 3rd

7pm-8pm Eastern Time

$5 for members

$15 for non-members

This session is structured with lots of room for questions, and your chances of getting them answered are increased if you send them to CFG Organizer Don Genova  in advance. 

Please feel free to share this invitation with non-member friends and colleagues. 

The link to the Zoom webinar will be sent to you via email about half an hour before the start time. Please check your spam or junk folders if you can't find the email, and contact organizer@canadianfreelanceguild.ca if you haven't received the link 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. 

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