As a principal at Avail LLP in
Lethbridge, Alberta, I have over 25 years’ experience in public practice,
focusing on Estate Planning as well as personal and estate income tax. The Estate team at Avail assists clients in
developing an Estate Plan that preserves their wealth and protects their loved
ones. Client service is our highest priority.
Steve started in the life insurance business in 1984, founded salmon arm financial Ltd. in 1998 where he helped corporate and individual clients with all of their financial, tax, & protection planning. Over the years he has continued to expand, learn, and develop more efficient and effective ways to help his clients understand the complex financial world we all live in today. In early 2017 he started his quest to find better solutions for his clients in this ever changing complex investment world, in 2018 Steve joined with a PM (Portfolio Manager) and together they created SWP (SAFE Wealth Planners Inc.) Along with financial planning and the private wealth business Steve has met with many people who were struggling to finalize an estate, he decided to gain his CAE designation so he could better help his clients when the need arises. Steve continues to work with other producers and professionals to help structure corporate and succession plans. Steve gets fired up when he can help clients create and simplify complex solutions into understandable plans.
proactive planning to immediate need situations, we offer experience,
guidance and the simplicity of a complete one-stop solution for Executor(s)/Trustee(s). Our services include Estate
settlement, Executor advisory, financial planning, taxes, valuations and real
estate needs all supported by our network of trusted professionals.
C-Suite executive with a thorough understanding of the financial service and funeral industry. Significant expertise in strategic planning, relationship development, tax and estate planning, contract negotiations, finance, system development, sales, funeral planning, and marketing. Active in industry associations and frequent public speaker. Professional designations include CPA, CA, CMA, and CEA.
I am currently an insurance agent with Philip Maclean Insurance agency with Desjardins. I am also a licensed life agent, licensed general agent and accredited C.E.A. I live in Kingston with my wonderful wife, Jenna, my 2 year old dog, Hartley McDougall and my 6 year old Bichon-Frise dog named Bentley Leonard. I am an active volunteer with the Kingston Walk to End A.L.S. and Past President of the Ottawa and District Funeral Service Association. I also sit on the board/committee with the Kingston Chapter of Certified Executor Advisors. I love being part of the CEAN. Being a chapter member certainly has its benefits. I 'll wrap my bio with some of my favourite quotes:
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind". - Dr. Seuss
I've been a financial advisor for the past 40 years. My focus is creating financial plans for my clients. My areas of specialty include retirement planning, investments and estate planning. My credentials include CFP, CLU, CHFC, RRC, CEA and MTS.
I am the president and CEO of an early stage startup company designing and building systems to help people plan and share their legacies.
Tim Lau demonstrates "To do or not to do" by comparing with specific unique calculations. Therefore the public can analyze and implement some of the solutions by themselves instead of necessarily to "buy" products. Tim also host Live YouTube and physical lectures for clients and professionals upon corporate tax strategies and estate planning which some of his episodes are free of charge for giving back to community.
we have an average size practice with 4 advisors and 2 full time assistants
geographically we cover a territory from elliot lake to
we have a wide range of clients , but are looking to be the added resource clients are looking for .
we offer variety of lending products , mortgages , life insurance as well financial planning our office works on a team basis so that we all discuss needs of the clients and how we can help them at the time or staging an improved platform for the client