Douglas RidingB.A., CFP, FMA, CIM, FCSI

Senior Investment Advisor

Doug Riding is celebrating over 20 years as a Senior Investment Advisor with Investment Planning Counsel. He has built a successful practice managing the personal financial affairs of many families in the Greater Toronto Area. Supporting Doug is a team of professionals who are committed to helping him provide complete financial planning services to his clients. They are assured of receiving the broadest and most responsive planning information and consulting possible, no matter what their financial needs.

Working closely with his clients, Doug develops comprehensive strategies covering all aspects of retirement planning and investment planning, with special attention given to the areas of risk reduction and retirement income sustainability. As well, he provides solutions for clients planning or expecting to receive an estate transfer with an expansive array of investment solutions. Doug can also address a range of risk management needs for those seeking guidance, including disability, long term care, critical illness or life insurance. Whatever their financial objectives, Doug’s clients know they can expect professional and experienced advice from him.

A regular contributor on the popular radio show ‘Right On The Money’, which ran on AM 740 in Toronto on Sunday mornings, Doug also wrote a financial column for 24 hours newspaper which ran in major cities across Canada. An avid outdoorsman, Doug is also a firm believer in constantly building on his education. He is a graduate from the University of Toronto, holds the Certified Financial Planners designation, the Financial Management Advisor designation and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute. Doug continues to present financial education seminars for corporations in the Greater Toronto Area. Prior to this, he had taught Financial Planning sessions for different government organizations through the Public Service Commission of Canada as part of their “Planning for My Retirement” course. He has offices based in Georgetown & Etobicoke as well as concentrating his business in the Milton and surrounding area where he and his wife of 30 years have raised their two children.