You Are Being Underpaid

A recent news article stated that 48% of Canadians are on the brink of insolvency. This article was based on a recent study conducted by MNP Ltd which defined "The brink of insolvency" as being $200 or less away from insolvency every month. This figure has increased by two per cent from last quarter when... Continue Reading →

Inflation is Higher Than You Think

Just under a year ago we wrote an article on the posted inflation rates. That article can be found here. Now that 2018 is in the rear-view mirror, we thought we would look at inflation with a new set of stats. Before we get ahead of ourselves, lets make sure everyone understand what inflation is.... Continue Reading →

TOSI: Tax on Split Income

With 2019 tax season right around the corner, we thought it might be beneficial to dust off the archives and take a second look at an often misunderstood concept. Last year we looked at Tax on Split Income or TOSI as it is commonly referred to. In July of 2017, the federal government released proposals... Continue Reading →

4 Reasons to Max Out Your TFSA

With the recent updates that have come to the Tax-Free Savings Account for 2019, we thought it would be beneficial to discuss TFSA's in more detail. Before we get into recent events and benefits surrounding TFSA it would be worthwhile to look at the history of TFSA's. Tax Free-Savings accounts started in 2009, and originally had... Continue Reading →

You Shouldn’t Rely on Government Benefits

The American Social Security system has been under a lot of scrutiny lately, many questioning its sustainability. With the potential downfall of American social security, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at the current status of the Canadian government benefit system. The main government benefit in Canada is the Canadian Pension... Continue Reading →

The Harsh Reality of Student Debt

As some of you may have noticed, we took a short break from our weekly blog for the warm summer months. We are now back to business as usual and will be posting regularly. Picking up where we left off, we previously released a couple posts shedding light on the crippling effect of the Canadian... Continue Reading →

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