The Value of Stamps and Coins

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Do you ever wonder if your stamps and coins have significant market value currently and for your estate? Most Canadians have stamp or coin collections in their home, if not both. Coins especially are often keepsakes and memorials, precious for many reasons, including as a piece of history, an expression ...

$99 Dollar Wills

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

This week it hit the news that you can now get a will done for $99 if you go to Walmart and frequent a new law firm, Axess Law. The firm’s partners are very clear that they will not be doing wills for everyone (“We are careful about what kinds ...

Forgotten Bank Accounts

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Sometimes we come across “unclaimed balances” including deposit account, bank drafts, certified cheques, deposit receipts, money orders, GICs, term deposits, credit card balances, or traveller's cheques. Where there has been no activity regarding an “ unclaimed balance” for a period of 10 years and the owner cannot be contacted the financial institution ...