What a tough situation – could you “pull the plug” on your husband if you knew he wouldn’t want you to? Whether there’s a written Power of Attorney for Personal Care or not? http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1274426–a-wife-wants-her-husband-kept-alive-at-all-costs

Hopefully doctors will receive some much-needed guidelines from the Supreme Court: http://m.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/supreme-court-to-hear-rasouli-end-of-life-case/article554854/?service=mobile

What a mess…. http://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2012/08/16/what-could-happen-if-you-write-your-own-living-trust/?goback=%2Egde_1701677_member_147516889


It’s bad enough to have to sell the family cottage to pay capital gains tax – worse still to have a capital loss be denied because you lived in the cottage for a bit! http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/taxes/how-to-take-the-tax-sting-out-of-an-inherited-property/article4483008/

Don’t let the inability to agree on a guardian for your minor children stop you and your spouse from making your wills! Read on for a creative compromise, from Adam Yauch’s will…. http://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2012/08/10/adam-yauchs-will-reveals-his-private-dilemma/

If you’re not sure what I mean – scroll over the anddan.ca at the bottom of my webpage…. Tim’s right on the money, as usual. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/taxes/where-theres-a-will-theres-a-way-to-avoid-a-tax-hit/article4472416/

This result seems like common sense – but the CRA obviously didn’t think so…. http://www.canlii.org/en/ca/tcc/doc/2012/2012tcc204/2012tcc204.html?goback=%2Egde_3982304_member_131052503

Ok – maybe it doesn’t have quite the same ring as “Death of a Salesman” – but for estate planning nerds like myself it’s an issue to ponder. For example, I am the joint subscriber of two individual RESPs, one for each of my children. My husband is the other subscriber. If I die, my…

If you were to take a poll of Aeroplan members as to what they thought would happen to their Aeroplan miles upon their death, most of them would assume that their miles die with them. This is not the case – and given the value of these miles to frequent fliers, consideration should be given…

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