Education Savings

Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) Increase

Posted 26 Jun 2015 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

There is no doubt that raising a family today is an expensive endeavor. Since 2006, the Universal Child...

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Taxation

2015 Income Tax Rates

Posted 15 Jun 2015 courtesy of Canada Revenue Agency

FEDERAL TAX RATES
  • 15% on the first $44,701 of taxable income, +
  • 22% on the next $44,700...

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Debt/Finances

Women & Investing

Posted 02 Jun 2015 by Patricia Bell, PFP

Would it surprise you to learn that in Canada, women influence over $1.3 trillion of investable assets? Not...

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Retirement Planning

New RRIF Withdrawal Rates

Posted 26 May 2015 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

A major change in the Federal budget, and one that has been lobbied for heavily by industry groups for...

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Investments

The Three Ds of Investing

Posted 21 May 2015 courtesy of AGF Investments

By using all three in your investment strategy, you can reduce risk and enhance your long-term performance potential.

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Taxation

Income Tax Filing Deadline Extended for 2015

Posted 29 Apr 2015 by Natalie LeBlanc

If you are one to wait until the last minute to file your income tax, then you are...

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Investments

2015 Federal Budget Changes

Posted 22 Apr 2015 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

Spring budgets often contain numerous goodies for Canadians and this is even truer in election years. Last night...

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Taxation

How to Safely Send Sensitive Files

Posted 13 Apr 2015 by Natalie LeBlanc

With tax season in full swing, and some late or amended tax slips still arriving in your mailbox,...

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Taxation

Automatic Withdrawals & Capital Gains

Posted 07 Apr 2015 courtesy of Invesco

Many investors have automatic withdrawals (AWD, or systematic withdrawal plans, SWP) that enable them to receive payments from...

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