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How do In-Trust For accounts work, and why should you care?

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Many small business owners, including independent pharmacy owners, continue to utilize “In-Trust For accounts" or ITFs to help save money for their children, for a number of reasons. Read more

Your kids need to be part of your pharmacy plan

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Mike Jaczko
When I speak with established pharmacy owners about what worries them, health, work stress and retirement readiness all make the list. As I help prepare them for succession, another concern often emerges – wanting to ensure their children grow to be happy, productive and successful adults. Read more

The numbers game – What role does inflation play in your pharmacy business?

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Mike Jaczko
Pharmacists are not just healthcare providers. Many are also investors. As investors, you need to understand the effects of inflation on your investment portfolio. Here’s an introduction to the world of nominal and real investment rates. Read more

Rx metrics – The first six months of COVID and pharmacy finances

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Earlier in the year, we reported on the economic implications facing pharmacists and pharmacies during the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Determining a pharmacy’s value before you buy

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To successfully acquire a pharmacy, you need to collect adequate information from reputable sources, understand the regulatory environment and sources of revenue, utilize trusted professionals, and be wary of irrational enthusiasm. Read more

Rx metrics – The first four months of COVID and pharmacy revenue

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Undoubtedly the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way pharmacists practise. Read more

The pharmacy phoenix will rise from the COVID-19 ashes

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Pharmacy is in a unique position to come back stronger than before the pandemic. We submit that no one wants to benefit from the misfortune of others, but there is and will be many sound commercial opportunities here. Read more

Negative interest rates: what are they, and why should pharmacists care? Part 2

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Do you as a pharmacist rely on a pension fund? If so, you're like most people, who depend on a pension to some extent to help fund their retirement. Read more

Negative interest rates: what are they, and why should pharmacists care?

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The concept of "negative interest rates" is creeping slowly into our financial lexicon. But what exactly are negative interest rates, and what impact does their existence have on the average Canadian? Read more

It’s tax-planning time. RRSPs or TFSAs? What’s your best option?

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Mike Jaczko
The RRSP deadline looms the end of February, so it's time to make some decisions about your tax-free savings options. Read more