David A. Altro Featured in the Montreal Gazette Monday, January 21, 2013

David A. Altro is a frequent contributor to Paul Delean’s business column in the Montreal Gazette. Click here to view the article online or scroll down to read David’s answer to the second question. Read the rest of this entry »

A Principal Residence Trust: A Means of Securing Your Home from Future Creditors



One of the key pillars to estate planning is preservation of wealth by keeping assets away from one’s creditors throughout one’s lifetime. Often, it is the principal residence that is considered a person’s most valuable asset and within reach of creditors in order to satisfy their claims. Read the rest of this entry »

David A. Altro featured in the Montreal Gazette Monday, January 7, 2013

David A. Altro is a frequent contributor to Paul Delean’s business column in the Montreal Gazette. Click here to view the article online or scroll down to read David’s answer to the second question. Read the rest of this entry »

Eleventh Hour Fiscal Cliff Deal – What Does it Mean for Canadians?



Just hours before midnight on New Years Eve, the US Senate hammered out a tentative deal to avoid sending the country over the Fiscal Cliff. Yesterday, a reluctant, Republican-controlled House of Representatives has also blessed the plan, which deals with many of the major tax issues at stake, while pushing back the spending issues to later into the new year. Read the rest of this entry »