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Oaken Update

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Farewell taxes, hello portfolio review

Now that tax season is behind us, you hopefully have a bit of free time to review your finances and look over your portfolio. One thing you may want to think about is whether or not you need to consolidate existing accounts and investments to make managing them simpler, or whether to add new ones...read more

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Our savings account is going paperless

We’re always striving to improve the experience our customers have with us, and providing them with more convenience and choice is often at the core of this. With that in mind, we’ve recently made some enhancements to Oaken Online Banking which will make managing investments even easier. Of particular note is that this now enables...read more

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Time to get that garden ready!

With the winter weather now almost behind us, gardening season is just around the corner again. So for enthusiasts who can’t wait to get a jump on greening the back (or front) yard, here are four tips for early preparation: 1. Inspect your property. In some parts of the country, snowfall has been heavier than...read more

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TFSAs are always in season

Thursday, March 1 is the deadline for RSP contributions that you can claim on your 2017 tax return. And with the RSP season now coming to a close, it’s time to shine the spotlight on that other kind of registered account that should probably be in your portfolio, namely TFSAs.  TFSAs are a whole lot...read more

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Here’s to 2018!

From everyone here at Oaken—even though we’re already at the end of the first month—we’d like to wish you and yours a very happy new year. Unfortunately, that means we also have to take this opportunity to remind you that tax season is just around the corner (sorry!). To help ease the pain, we’ve been...read more

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Happy holidays to one and all

With the year winding down, we wanted to take time out from our regular business to convey a special message for the holidays: Season’s greetings and a very happy new year, from all of us at Oaken! As always, it has been a great pleasure to serve you throughout the year. We sincerely appreciate your...read more

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When it makes sense to sell low

We all know the saying, “Buy low, sell high”. It’s the most basic rule of all investing, and of course it’s the main road to riches. Unfortunately, however, it’s easier said than done. There are very few people who have never seen an investment take a turn for the worse and put a dent in...read more