Our independence allows us to be objective and impartial. Wellington-Altus is ideal for independent advisors and clients who don’t want the constraints of large corporate systems and requirements.
Clients come first—not sales quotas, not quarterly targets, not profitability minimums. Each client is unique, and so are the solutions they receive. Our advisors are free to do what’s right for every client, every time.
With an entrepreneurial culture, we’re better at business because we’re a firm built by advisors, for advisors. Our agile approach to technology means we always have the best platforms and solutions for our clients and advisors.
Background. The Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)1 is a second, alternate tax liability calculation that Canadian individuals and trusts must consider annually in parallel with their normal tax liability. First introduced in 1986, AMT was implemented to promote and maintain fairness within Canada’s income tax regime.
With the collapse of FTX and the fraud surrounding the crypto space, many have jumped to the incorrect
conclusion that the era of blockchain is over, done, akin to the long list of bubbles throughout history.
Unfortunately, fraud happens all the time. As former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan states:
“Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere.” Thus, the
FTX scandal will not stop blockchain—an open-source, transparent, distributed-ledger innovation—
from transforming business practices.
Everyone’s situation is unique.
Tax is important, but incorporated business owners and professionals should also consider retirement planning, lifestyle and corporate cash flow needs when deciding to take compensation as salary, dividends, or a combination of the two.
A commission-based brokerage option for clients who want to participate in their investments, whether corporate new issues, syndicated capital raises, individual stocks or bonds.
An option that focuses on providing advice about managing wealth for clients. Advisor fee is based on portfolio value rather than commissions.
A holistic approach that combines advice from a registered portfolio manager with discretionary wealth management by advisors who meet high industry standards.
A monitored, unified, managed account with access to world-class money managers diversified across geography, sector, and investment type.