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This article is a real world example of how, for a small business owner, TFSA’s are much better than RRSP’s. In this case, the small business owner wants to save for retirement and their prior...

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More benefits of paying off your mortgage before investing in RRSPs Saying paying off your mortgage before investing in RRSP’s is good advice is like saying getting a loan to buy a new vehicle is...

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Snowbirds, don’t hold your breath

January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following up an article from August 29, 2013 – The Great Snowbird Migration – “Snowbirds may have to pay income tax in the USA – Canadians can stay in the U.S. for up to 180 days each year without a...

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Low interest rates cost charities donations

December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Canadians not as generous as they’d like to think, shows study “The annual generosity index from the Fraser Institute notes that “the extent of charitable giving fell in virtually every Canadian jurisdiction” from 2001 to...

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Government created Generational War

December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Support For Government Plummets; CPP The Reason “In addition, 71% of members say the current government doesn’t deserve power if it doesn’t increase CPP contributions and benefits, and the most common reason cited by members...

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Increase in CPP is a tax on employers

December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

  How we might double CPP pensions “Of course, this would be accompanied by a proportional increase in premiums.” Off course it would. The reality is that all government funding is paid for with tax...

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EI as a solution to CPP

November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Canada’s Tax Burden Shifting From Corporations Onto People: Economist “For the first time in Canadian history, more than half of the federal government’s revenue in 2014 will come from personal income taxes — a vivid...

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80 is the new 60 – retiring with debt

November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

A New York Post article reflects upon a new reality in regards to retirement.  80 is the new 60 when it comes to retirement “Now 80 is the new 60 when it comes to retirement....

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