Should you invest in a TFSA or an RRSP? It’s a question we might all ask but one that’s especially relevant for physicians just starting their careers. In this MD Quick Clinic, you will see how an MD Advisor will help you: • Understand the unique tax advantages of RRSPs and TFSAs • Define your short- and long-term goals • Balance TFSAs and RRSPs with other financial opportunities that are available to physicians • Design a portfolio with your specific situation in mind • Provide the sound advice you need to invest wisely every step of the way MD Financial Management is owned by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and offers expert total financial management advice to physician members of the CMA, from medical students and residents to practicing and retired physicians.
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