New Tax Breaks: Income Splitting

Posted 31 Oct 2014 by Rick Irwin

On October 30th, the Conservative government finally delivered on its promise to introduce family-oriented tax breaks once the...

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First Time Home Buyers' Plan

Posted 30 Oct 2014 by Rick Irwin

The first time Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) is a program where the government allows you and your partner...

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Estate Planning

Should you accept the "Executor" Role?

Posted 28 Oct 2014 courtesy of Invesco

At some point in your lifetime you may be approached by a friend or a family member to...

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Getting your Critical Illness Premiums Back

Posted 23 Oct 2014 by Melissa Allan

We all know someone who was recently diagnosed with a Critical Illness. Whether it was someone in your...

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Cutting Debit Card Costs

Posted 20 Oct 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

Canadian consumers are in love with their debit cards. In fact, over $156 billion was processed through Interac's...

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Retirement Planning

A Brief Intro to RRSPs

Posted 16 Oct 2014 by Natalie LeBlanc

Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are usually one of the first methods (besides perhaps pensions) that comes to...

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Education Savings

Education Savings Calculator

Posted 14 Oct 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

Saving for your children's education requires a long-term plan. And, like saving for retirement, the earlier you start...

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Alternative Investments

Posted 10 Oct 2014 by Rick Irwin

Bloomberg news service reported on June 25th, 2014 that the world’s largest single investment pool, the Norwegian Sovereign...

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Taxation in Retirement

Posted 06 Oct 2014 courtesy of Invesco

We all know the over-worn adage about the inevitability of death and taxes, but just because we recite...

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