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At Eastport, we aim to be your keel, as on a boat – your point of balance, giving you directional stability. We help you get beyond thinking of money as the deep and unpredictable water you’re in. With our knowledge as your ballast, money can be the body that buoys you, propelling your good and purpose-rich life.


7 Steps Succession Planning

What Are The Seven Steps To Succession Planning For Business Owners?

For any business owner, succession planning is vital. A well-thought-out succession plan allows a business or company to continue to thrive even after the owners, and other key personnel have left, retired, or passed away.

What are the Risks of Poor Succession Planning

What are the Risks of Poor Succession Planning?

When a coveted employee or high-level executive leaves a business, it can have many adverse effects, especially if a succession plan is not in place.

A talent vacuum can be created, because of which, important roles and functions are not carried out.

Succession Planning For Canadian Business Owners

Succession Planning For Canadian Business Owners

For owners of small businesses or for that matter family businesses, succession planning is of critical importance. The earlier one can start on a succession plan the more smoothly it can be implemented when the time comes for a change of ownership.

Income property owner

If you are an income property owner, you will want to be up to speed on the most recent updates to the Canadian Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS).

Check out this great read from our partners at Belliveau Veinotte on how the CERS is open to property owners and not just tenants.

Small business limit

Preserving and protecting your business’s SBL (Small Business Limit)

Discussion Topic – Passive Income Rules in a small corporation in Canada. Strategy – Tax savings and integration for small business owners using life insurance. In the fall of 2017 and into the 2018 budget Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) enacted a tax policy which changed how Active Business Income is taxed in a corporation relative to the amount of Passive Income earned by the same corporation.

ovid-19 Stimulus for Local Business

Understanding and Taking Advantage of the RRRF – Covid-19 Stimulus for Local Business

Eastport Financial Group is a small local business just like many of our clients. Like our clients we live and are raising our families in Nova Scotia. We work in Nova Scotia, and we are "Nova Scotia Strong" just like you. We are open and working hard for our clients and the communities ​they live and work in.

COVID-19 Business Resource List

COVID-19 Business Resource List

A reference guide for business owners who want to know where and how to access government ​stimulus packages.

Michael Hyatt

Learnings with Michael Hyatt

Coaching with one of the best business leaders in North America to serve our clients better.

​Thought provoking and Inspirational Michael Hyatt.

Jonathan Lewis

The importance of character

Jonathan, Speaking on the importance of personal character at the Sobeys School of Business at Saint Mary’s University last week.


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