Personal Finance

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Diane Sewell
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We’ve all heard the horror stories. Siblings torn apart in a nasty battle to settle a surviving parent’s estate, never to speak to each other...»
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Keep your cash out of the hands of criminals with these 10 tips for spotting and avoiding fraud Fraud-related offenses are a profitable business. In fact, the RCMP’s Commercial Crime Branch estimates that fraud...»

Hot Dog Economics

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What if you hosted a lavish summer barbecue bash and, after eating, informed guests that you’d be recouping costs by asking them to pay not only for...»

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

Q&A: Struggling with Debt

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A reader has been contributing a lot of money to his RRSP to save taxes but now the debt load is starting to be worrisome   ‪Q – I am 54 years...»

The Longevity Portfolio

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How to handle an RRIF If they handed out Oscars for the toughest investment decisions, my vote would be to give it to everyone who has a RRIF. If you’re...»

Q&A: Corporate Class Funds

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A reader has heard this is a way to save tax but is unsure how it works   Q – My question relates to investing outside an RRSP. I understand they...»

Financing Your Future

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Dramatically longer lifespans will change the way we save for retirement. If we’re going to live a few extra years, how will we afford to pay the...»

Best Apps For Your Budget

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Whether you’re digging yourself out of debt, saving for a specific goal or trying to get a better handle on your budget, there’s an app to...»