Stop and think about your assets for a moment. Then pick one and answer these questions:Do you own it alone?Is it owned with someone else, such as your spouse, or children?
As simple as these questions may appear, the answers can have a considerable...Read More»
You need to get your home ready for it. Here are a few tips on preparing for the big chill.
Exterior paint: All exterior wood surfaces should be checked for peeling paint. If you find any, better paint now before the temperature dips below freezing....Read More»
If you or your spouse suffer from a severe and prolonged medical impairment, you may qualify for a lucrative tax credit called the Disability Amount.
Unlike the U.S., there is no such thing as a Gift Tax in Canada. However, that does not mean that you can give anything to anybody tax-free as a strategy...Read More»
Question: In all the articles I have read on the subject of holding one's residential mortgage inside an RRSP, one point has never been clarified....Read More»
The February 22, 1994 federal budget eliminated the $100,000 Capital Gains Deduction, and many Canadians made elections to report the accrued value in...Read More»
To Murray Seymour, the distinction between hiking and walking is clear: "Hiking is done to get some place. Get out and move, go there. You feel very tired...Read More»
Health Canada has approved a new oral treatment for glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes. Known by the trade name Actos, the new drug offers an...Read More»
Over the years, Linda Gellman has mastered the art of travelling happily with her dogs. Late in the fall, she'll hit the I-75, heading for Florida with...Read More»
Careful planning is required to create adequate pension income from any RRSP accumulations in order to maximize your lifetime investment in the plan. You...Read More»
Certain types of mutual funds are not suitable for a buy-and-hold strategy. These include highly volatile funds that experience large swings up and down...Read More»