Skip Navigation

Brendan Lal

Investment Advisor

Tel: 604-535-4351

Brendan Lal

Address
BMO Nesbitt Burns
1959, 152 Street
Suite 270
White Rock, BC
V4A 9E3
Map

Contact Me

Publications

COVID-19 Update
Update on Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
July 29, 2020: In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government recently expanded and extended the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to December 2020 and the Canada Revenue Agency recently deferred the payment due date for current year individual, corporate, and trust income tax returns to September 30, 2020. Please contact the office if you have any questions.
Unprecedented
March 19, 2020: The BMO Nesbitt Burns Portfolio Advisory Team prepared a report that provides perspective on the on the unprecedented shock COVID-19 has had on equity and fixed income markets. As a reminder, it is always important to maintain a long-term perspective on your investment strategy. Please contact the office if you would like to discuss your investment portfolio.
COVID-19 Podcast
October 30: In this episode, Richard Belley, Fixed Income Strategist and Portfolio Manager, BMO Nesbitt Burns, and Michael Gregory, Deputy Chief Economist, BMO Capital Markets discuss the Bank of Canada’s strong monetary response to the current economic crisis. After explaining the bank’s quantitative easing program, Richard and Michael dive into a discussion of how long current monetary policy could last, the potential of an inflationary cycle, and who will end up paying for the growing deficit.
Perspectives on Investing & the Covid-19 Impact
April 6, 2020: The impact of the COVID-19 virus continues to change each week. Here are some current perspectives for investors during these uncertain times.
Managing Your Wealth
Having a TFSA works
Having a TFSA works. Get one working for you. Whether you’re saving for a new car, a home purchase, your child’s education or retirement, a TFSA can help you reach your financial goals sooner.
Starting Your New Life And Dealing With Money As A Duo
Couples in new relationships often spend hours talking – sharing stories from their childhood, funny anecdotes, as well as their future goals and aspirations. However, until a couple has had an open and honest discussion about money, they don’t completely know each other.
Estate & Succession Planning
Preparing Your Last Will and Testament
The attached article – Preparing Your Last Will and Testament – explains various aspects of Will preparation including, the importance of appointing an appropriate executor, life events that warrant a Will review and the use of testamentary trusts.
Economic and Market Updates
Portfolio Strategy
Strategic commentary and an overview of financial markets.
Focus
Focus is a weekly financial digest.
Talking Points
Talking Points is a weekly market commentary written by Douglas Porter, Chief Economist and Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets.
Education and Knowledge
Registered Retirement Income Funds
A RRIF is very much like an RRSP in reverse. An RRSP is an account designed to help you save for retirement – a RRIF is an account designed to provide annual income in the form of withdrawals from a registered plan during your retirement. Click to read on about how you can benefit from an RRIF.
Registered Retirement Savings Plans
Investing in a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (“RRSP”) is one of the soundest ways to ensure you enjoy a financially secure retirement. In order to maximize the benefits of an RRSP, it’s important to have a basic understanding of the rules that govern them.