Audio commentary: Coronavirus developments and market impact

As the COVID-19 situation continually evolves, this is a period of great uncertainty for all of us. To help make sense of these difficult times, we’re having a conversation with Janet Engels, Head of the Portfolio Advisory Group – U.S., on the economic impact of the outbreak and what this disruption means for financial markets, what we’re observing during these fast-moving developments, and what to expect from here. Please take a few moments to listen to this audio file. If you have any questions or need further guidance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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SECURE Act: Possible changes to your retirement planning strategy

The Setting Every Community up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act changes may affect your plans for retirement. The primary goals of the SECURE Act are to expand retirement savings, preserve retirement income, simplify existing rules and improve qualified retirement plan administration. Contact us if you have questions about your plans for retirement and the SECURE Act changes.

Facing a financial crunch this tax season?

Even with the best of planning, sometimes surprises occur during tax season. If you are thinking about selling securities to pay a tax obligation, consider a short-term, flexible financing solution with RBC Credit Access Line from the Royal Bank of Canada, instead. Done prudently, it can help keep your investments working toward long-term goals. It may also help you avoid potential taxes and fees associated with selling securities. Contact us today to learn more.

Introducing RBC Total Wealth

RBC Total Wealth is a way to view your complete financial picture. See your RBC accounts—along with your accounts at other financial institutions—–in one convenient place. Access Total Wealth by selecting Sign in above to log into your accounts and then choose Add External Accounts. It’s a simple and secure way to keep your financial life connected to your everyday life.

Are you due for an insurance review?

When is the last time you have had your life insurance policy reviewed? There have been significant shifts in the insurance industry to accommodate important changes like the increasing life expectancy of our population, the reduced use of tobacco products, and significant advancements in medicine.

RBC Wealth Management has resources that provide an objective, no cost, no obligation review of life insurance policies. Together with the firm’s internal experts, we will review your policy to help ensure it is still adequate for your needs and overall financial goals. Contact us if you are interested in a complimentary insurance policy review.

Write your personal retirement story

Access Rewriting Retirement to explore strategies and tactics for growing a nest egg, planning for longevity, and maximizing Social Security benefits. Rewriting Retirement also contains a checklist of actions for various stages in your destination as you transition to retirement and beyond. Contact us to help you prepare for your next chapter.

How to protect yourself in the event of a data breach

Data breaches are worrisome and frustrating, not knowing if — or when — your information may be used by thieves. Taking these steps can help you regain a sense of control and may help safeguard your personal and financial information. Read more.