Welcome to our show, Let’s Talk Pensions Podcast, with Episode #7 Talk – Invest In Yourself: Pension Plans For The Self-Employed, with Bre-An Appler and Jean-Pierre Laporte, of INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp. In this episode, Jean-Pierre shares why personal pension plans make sense for small businesses and individuals both personally and professionally.
We also discuss about how RRSPs will only get you so far to securing your future and what it means to provide fiduciary oversight.
Jean-Pierre Laporte’s Bio:
Jean-Pierre or JP founded INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp. with the intent of providing better solutions for investors looking to minimize taxes while protecting their assets.
He worked over the past decade as a pension lawyer for a number of prestigious firms in Toronto such as Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Bennett Jones LLP and Fasken Martineau LLP.
He has dedicated himself to improving pension legislation and is often called as an expert witness on pension matters before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.
He has written a number of seminal articles on pension reform, most notably, on expanding the Canada Pension Plan. He was educated at the University of Toronto, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.
In recognition of his various contributions to the development of new forms of retirement savings plans, Jean-Pierre was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in October 2012.
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