• Pay tax installments or bear the cost

    You may have received a reminder notice from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) indicating that you should make a quarterly tax installment. It is important to make these payments on time because ignoring the notice may be...

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  • Finding your affordable home

    Buying a home is usually the largest financial decision any Canadian family will ever make – one that affects your family, future and lifestyle. It gives rise to a lot of questions – like deciding on the...

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  • Cheaper oil, weaker dollar – threat or opportunity?

    Increased production and drilling coupled with new efficiency measures, stockpiles of unused oil and weakening global demand have driven the cost of oil down significantly. The weakness in oil prices has also weakened the Canadian dollar because,...

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  • Uncover hidden investment money

    Facing what seems to be a never-ending flow of day-to-day living expenses, it can appear difficult to set aside money for investing. But you know you should – ‘paying yourself first’ by contributing regularly to your RRSP...

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  • When is the right time to invest?

    You’ve managed to put aside a little extra cash or you’re expecting a nice tax refund and wondering what to do with the money. You’re thinking about investing it – maybe in your Registered Retirement Savings Plan...

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  • Five things to do post-grad

    Congratulations graduate, you’ve done it. You’ve earned your degree or diploma and now it’s time to get on with the rest of your life. Here are the five important financial steps you should take. 1. Manage your...

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  • Plan to get the most from your child’s RESP

    In a few short weeks your child or grandchild may be heading off to university or college for the first time. Of course you’re anxious about how successfully they will take this next big step in their...

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  • What is a financial plan and how do I get one?

    Financial Planning is a general term used by most professional advisors – but not all financial plans are created equal … and they shouldn’t be. Your financial plan should be a perfect fit for your life as...

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  • Mortgage choices – what’s best for you

    With a current range of approximately 2.5 percent to 4+ percent*, mortgage rates for residential real estate are still at or near historic lows across Canada. “Hmm” you think, “maybe it’s time to purchase my first home...

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  • The Family Tax Cut

    If your family includes at least one child under the age of 18, you may be able to save on taxes and have a bit more disposable income thanks to a new non-refundable federal tax credit. The...

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