Personal Finance

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A reader is paying 1.75 per cent to his financial adviser and wonders if he should save that money and do it himself. Q – When I retire in three years should I manage my own portfolio? Right now I pay 1.75 per cent to my RBC financial adviser. If my...Read More»
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Are you thinking about helping your adult kid buy his or her first home? If you are, you’re not alone. More than a quarter of first-time home buyers in Canada got financial help from their families by way of either a loan or a gift, according to a...Read More»

“The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax” – Albert Einstein

TFSAs – Who Benefits?

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There has been a lot of controversy over the Conservative government’s plan to double the TFSA contribution limit. But a lot of people will benefit. Are...Read More»

Action Time for RRIFs

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Our retirement system needs some fixes, starting with the mandatory withdrawal requirement The federal election campaign is probably several months away...Read More»