In the past year I have fortunately been diagnosed with celiac disease and moderate hearing loss. I say “fortunately” because these afflictions are…
Like most people with careers and kids, mine is a busy family. This lifestyle involves the relentless tasks of homework, housework, yard work, pickups, drop offs, and of course the most unceasing of all…keeping everyone fed!
~Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
If you belong to a defined benefit pension plan, you will eventually need to make a choice between guaranteed monthly payments from your employer and a lump sum, or “commuted value”, that you invest to provide a retirement income stream.
Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) are the best way to save for your children’s education. That’s because the government provides at least a 20% match of your contributions*, and who doesn’t love free money?
Whether you keep your tax records in a fireproof safe on the second floor, stacked up beside the microwave, or in five coloured folders in your home office…
First – why do you think you’ve over-contributed? Is it because your account value exceeds the accrued contribution limit?
As I write, in 2018, the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) program is ten years old. And what a fine ten-year-old it is! Who doesn’t love being able to set money aside tax-free, for a lifetime?
At some point, you wisely purchased insurance to protect you and/or your dependents from the financial risk of premature death, disability, critical illness, or the need for long-term care.