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Media Advisory - CIBC hosting tax and estate planning conversation for members of the LGBTQ+ community

TORONTO, July 14, 2021 /CNW/ - According to a recent CIBC poll, only 39 per cent Canadians who identify as part of the of LGBTQ+ community have a written legal will, below the national average of 47 per cent. To help close this gap and ensure that all Canadians feel secure with their financial future, CIBC is hosting a free webinar on July 21, 2021, at 2 p.m. ET. The webinar will feature CIBC experts covering essential tax and estate planning conversations and addressing commonly-asked questions from members of the LGBTQ+ community. The English webinar (with simultaneous French translation) will be hosted by Carissa Lucreziano, CIBC Vice-President, Financial and Investment Advice.

"No matter ones' life stage, having a tax and estate plan can help protect the things they have worked so hard to achieve," says Lucreziano.

The webinars will focus on the following topics:

  • Financial realities and opportunities facing the LGBTQ+ community
  • Real-life story of one family's tax and estate planning journey
  • In-depth look at the unique aspects that should be considered when planning for tax and estate matters
  • Live Q&A with CIBC experts

Space is limited. Reserve your spot today by registering for the webinars here. By registering you can also receive access to watch the webinar on-demand. Additional resources on estate planning are also available on the CIBC website.

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 10 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. Across Personal and Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets businesses, CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services through its leading digital banking network, and locations across Canada with offices in the United States and around the world. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at



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