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Eastport Welcomes Rick Watt

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With great pleasure, we would like to introduce Rick Watt to our team at Eastport Financial Group. Eastport Financial Group has two established offices in Halifax, NS and Mahone Bay, NS, and now with Rick on the team, we have expanded Eastport into Saint John, New Brunswick.

Rick has spent over 30 years in the Financial Services industry. Upon graduating from ...

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Teen Challenge hosts sleep-out to support fight against addiction

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Teen Challenge hosts sleep-out to support fight against addiction

In his 17-year-long drug addiction, Matt Holmes has spent many homeless nights out in the cold.

On Friday he found himself out in the cold again, but this time he was using his story to help others.

“I was so insecure with who I was,” said Holmes. “I was getting high just to impress people.”

The insecurity was the root cause of his addiction, he said, and Teen Challenge helped him to realize it and work through it.

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Budget 2018: Government continues its commitment to the middle class

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Budget 2018: Government continues its commitment to the middle class

Highlights

• A new and less complex approach to dealing with passive investment income within a private corporation
• A strong push for gender equity both in Canada and internationally
• A continued focus on aggressive tax planning strategies both
domestically and internationally
• A renewed focus on supporting the indigenous people of Canada
• Implementation of a national pharmacare strategy
Introduction

On February 27, 2018, Finance Minister Morneau tabled his third budget (“Budget 2018”), entitled “Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle ...

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Jonathan’s Journey

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What drives the culture at Eastport? A big part of that is Jonathan! Please join us on Sunday, November 26th at Full Gospel in Bedford to hear Jonathan’s Journey that has led him to the person he is today. If you or someone you know has suffered a loss and want to connect, Jonathan’s story is not to be missed!

Jonathan Lewis's Journey

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Eastport Welcomes Brett Watt

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Halifax, NS: Brett formally an advisor with a National Financial Services firm joined the team at Eastport Financial on April 1st.

Brett Watt started in the financial services industry upon graduating from Mount Allison University in the spring of 2014.

Brett holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in finance and a minor in Economics.

Brett is now a Halifax-based financial advisor who focuses on building strong and lasting relationships with his clients. ...

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Eastport Quarterly Economic Report April 2017

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Volume 5, Issue 2 – April 2017

Cy Korun, CFA; CFP
President, Eastport Private Investment Counsel

 

First quarter highlights

  • S&P/TSX Composite closes at record high of 15,922.40 on February 21st
  • S&P 500 closes at an all-time high of 2,395.96 on March 1st
  • CDN dollar gains 0.8 cents in Q1 closing at $0.75 USD March 31st
    WTI Oil hits 19 month high of $54.36 USD on February ...

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What is Epic?

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A team effort that takes your goals, risk profile and time horizon; and after a stringent screening process we design a customized portfolio solution based on your goals, financial situation, risk tolerance and time horizon.

Our diligent approach to evaluating, reviewing, selecting and monitoring investment managers for your portfolio ensures your money is working for you in the most effective manner.
Cy Korun, the President of Eastport Private Investment Counsel is ...

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Make that 5!

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A few weeks ago we announced that we had 4 advisors qualify for MDRT, the truth is we really have 5 advisors at Eastport which have qualified for MDRT!!
Closing up the ranks is Andrew Parrot, partner at Eastport qualifying for this high standard.
Small known fact about Andrew he was Eastport’s first advisor!

Please join us in congratulating Andrew on his success!!

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Eastport joins the Scotiabank Charity Challenge

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Here at Eastport we are excited to announce we are a part of this years Scotiabank Charity Challenge at the Blue Nose Marathon. The Scotiabank Charity Challenge is unique fundraising program available at six Scotiabank sponsored marathon events across Canada.

You can find our Charity’s homepage here: https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID=3715019&langPref=en-CA#&panel1-1

As a part of the JDWL Foundation all of the funds raised during our Charity Challenge will be given to the Parker ...

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Eastport Financial Group Achieves Rare Milestone

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Eastport Financial Group is proud to announce that...Continue Reading →
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