Terry Ritchie

Calgary and Phoenix
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Terry  Ritchie

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Through Cardinal Point Capital Management, Inc., Terry provides comprehensive Canada – U.S. wealth management solutions for Canadian citizens or residents relocating to the U.S. or U.S. citizens or residents living in or relocating to Canada. Through his over 35 years of practice, Terry is able to coordinate all aspects of his client’s financial situation in either country and also provides U.S. and Canadian tax preparation and planning. His clients are generally high net worth individuals who require unique and specialized advice that is often very difficult to find. Terry is a Registered Financial Planner (RFP) in Canada and is enrolled to practice before the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as an Enrolled Agent (EA). Terry is also a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) affiliated with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). In 1985, Terry graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance. Terry has been practicing in the areas of financial, investment, tax and estate planning for 38 years. Not only does Terry practice in both Canada and the U.S., but he also lives in both countries as well. Terry is uniquely qualified to deal with financial matters of Canadians and Americans in either country. He has consulted on behalf of individuals, major corporations, various legal and financial professionals, and professional athletes on either side of the border. Terry is active as an author, speaker, and educator on international financial, tax and estate planning matters. His writings have appeared in national magazines, professional journals, internet websites and major newspapers in both Canada and the United States. He has been interviewed and featured in, Citywire Canada, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Advisors Edge, Investment Executive, CBC Radio, CTV and The Business News Network. Terry had previously served on the Editorial Board of The Advisors Edge magazine, Advisors Edge Report and on the Editorial Board for the STEP Journal in Canada. He currently serves on the National Boards of The Institute of Advanced Financial Planners (IAFP) and The Financial Planning Association of Canada (FPAC). Terry has been a featured speaker on various Canada and U.S. financial, tax and estate planning matters at National, Local and Advanced planning conferences on behalf of The Canadian Association of Financial Planners, Advocis, The Institute of Advanced Financial Planners (RFPs Canada), The Canadian Association of Life Underwriters (CALU Canada), The Canadian Institute of Financial Planners (ICFP Canada) Society of TrU.S.t and Estate Practitioners (STEP Canada), Federated Press, The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA - U.S.), The Financial Planning Association (FPA – U.S.) and, The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Terry is also the best-selling co-author of The Canadian in America, The Canadian Snowbird in America and The American in Canada, all published by ECW Press Canada. Cardinal Point – with offices in Toronto, Calgary, Irvine, CA, Phoenix, AZ & Boca Raton, FL - is the largest Canada-U.S. Wealth Management firm with 35 employees and assets under management of over $ 2 Billion.


Crossborder Planning (US/Canada)
Estate Planning
Financial Planning
Investment Management
Portfolio Management
Tax Filing
Tax Planning



Compensation Models

Fee based (AUM)

Professional Associations




Assets Under Management

More than 1,000,000,000

Practice Size

26 to 50

Investment License


Provinces Licensed (Investment)

British Columbia
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
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