Financial planning

Planning your financial future can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it alone. A Scotia advisor can help you come up with a plan.

In this guide, we’ll explain the process, so you feel confident enough to ask questions and make informed decisions.

Book an appointment with an advisor and get your finances on track.

Here are 5 key benefits to having a financial plan:

Helps you set goals and plan for your future

Whatever you want to achieve in life, a financial plan helps bring focus to your overall strategies to help you achieve them. These goals can be long-term, like retirement planning, or shorter term, like saving to buy a house.

Identifies opportunities

Whether it’s growing your savings, cutting the interest you have to pay, or reducing debt, a financial plan can help you get better financial outcomes.

Plans for the unexpected

By analyzing your current financial position, we can help create a safety net for you and your family and plan for unexpected events in your life.

Helps you navigate the world of finance with confidence

Working with a financial advisor will help you know your RRSP from your TFSA, and your PAC from your HISA. We’ll talk you through the often-confusing world of finance so you feel confident in the choices you make. And we’ll stick with you over the years so you always have a financial expert on your team through all life’s twists and turns.

Provides peace of mind

A financial plan doesn’t give you only financial benefits. A major study of Canadians found that those of us who have a comprehensive financial plan have significantly higher levels of emotional wellbeing than those who just try to navigate one day at a time.**

Your Guide to Financial Planning

Ready to get started?

Now that you know the basics, you’re all set to meet with a Scotia advisor.

For your personalized financial plan, find an advisor and book a meeting at a branch near you.

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** Financial Planning Standards Council, The Value of Financial Planning, 2012