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Positioning for market volatility
MD funds are designed to outperform and smooth out the ride. Vice President, Craig Maddock details how we’ve done.
Introducing MD Precision Index Portfolios™
Should medical residents start saving or pay down debt?
Most medical students in Canada today will finish school and enter residency with debt, with 46% owing $100,000 or more.1 Residency is often the first chance for physicians-in-training to start...
Can a young physician start a family and avoid debt?
Dr. B, a 29-year-old family physician in Quebec, worries about balancing maternity leave with her financial goals.
New Mortgage Rules Reduce What You Can Borrow
The federal government has been tightening mortgage rules to try to limit how much debt Canadians take on. Learn more about how the new mortgage stress test may affect how much you can borrow.
Proposed Tax Changes, At A Glance
Wondering what the proposed tax changes on private corporations are? Here is MD Financial Management’s quick snapshot of the proposals. 1. Income Sprinkling Pre-2017 tax rules ...
Is incorporation the right choice?
Dr. A, a 37-year-old family physician in Toronto, wonders whether incorporation is a worthwhile strategy.
What Kind of MD Investor are You?
How One Physician Used Her Locum Experiences to Get a Financial Head Start
A locum tenens is an ideal way to gain experience in a variety of settings while giving yourself a financial head start, but it also comes with some unique financial challenges.
TFSAs: Tackling Your Most Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the most commonly asked or frequently asked questions about tax-free savings accounts (TFSA). How to open a TFSA, what to hold in a TFSA, withdrawing from a TFSA.
Mindfulness Techniques to Help Physicians De-Stress
Are you overwhelmed, stressed, or distracted by thoughts of the past or the future? Mindfulness can help to re-focus you on the present moment and bring a sense of calm to your mood.
Make The Locum Life Work For You
Choosing to work a locum tenens is an attractive option for many physicians. For some, it’s a temporary measure to earn income and pay down debt while they look for a more permanent position.
Three Things You Should Know About RESPs
A post-secondary education is an important asset for participating in a modern economy, but getting one can be expensive. When you add up the costs of tuition, school-related fees, books,...
RRSPs and TFSAs in Action: Case Studies at Different Life Stages
These case studies look at how you can effectively use RRSPs and TFSAs to maximize benefits by looking at key factors such as age, career stage of physicians or specific financial goals.
What Young Physicians Are Asking About Private Corporations
Medical students, residents and new physicians are closely watching the private corporation issue and wondering about its impact on their future career. Since the federal government proposed tax...
Proposed Tax Changes to Private Corporations: More Questions Than Answers
The federal government’s proposed tax changes for private corporations continue to draw debate during this 75-day public consultation period ending October 2, 2017. After this date, the...
How Can I See My Investment Performance and Fees?
Financial institutions are now required to provide more detail for investors on the fees and compensation they collect, and on investment performance. At MD, we are going beyond the minimum requiremen
A Physician's financial life journey
As you move through life, your needs change. Do you your financial goals...
Financial advice helped this client recover from one financial mistake, and avoid another
Dr. E counts himself among the lucky ones. After overcoming a financial setback in his early 40s, he nearly made a colossal mistake a decade later that could still be affecting him.
Tax Instalment Payments: Five Things New Physicians Need to Know