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FHSAs can be a versatile savings tool for clients

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A client’s expected timeline to purchase a home should be their primary consideration when deciding how to invest in a tax-free first home savings account (FHSA), advisors say.

If the client expects to buy a home within a few years of opening the FHSA, they’d be well advised to restrict themselves to investing in safe and liquid vehicles. [...] However, if a client’s expected timeline is longer — anywhere from five to 15 years, the maximum length of time an FHSA can remain open — they may consider directing part of their assets into riskier investments to better capitalize on the tax-free withdrawal from the new accounts.

Click here to read the full article by Rudy Mezzetta, published by Investment Executive, featuring insights from Aaron Hector, Private Wealth Advisor.

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