Lesser-known ways to profit and save

Everything’s more intriguing when it’s little known and under the radar. Especially when the subject is strategies to save you money and put more in your pocket....

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Retirement and the “where” factor

Closing your eyes and envisioning where you’ll retire might seem like a flight of fancy. Find out why it’s actually a constructive retirement planning exercise....

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Should you help your child buy a home?

If you’re wondering whether to open the Bank of Mom and Dad to help a child buy a home, you face a difficult decision. We’ve got a pros-and-cons analysis to make it a little easier....

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Why financial life should involve both spouses

It’s okay that one spouse plans vacations and the other keeps track of relatives’ birthdays. But when it comes to financial matters, we’ve got several reasons why both spouses should participate....

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Do you have assets that can’t be divided?

Think of the inheritance you plan on leaving to your children. If you have an asset that can’t be easily divided, you’ll want to read this....

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Prepare your executor

Unless you prepare properly, your executor might end up feeling more like a detective. See what important steps you can take now to make sure the process goes smoothly....

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Will you need life and health insurance in retirement?

You don’t hear much about insurance needs in retirement. So we’ve got you covered with helpful information on life, disability, critical illness, long-term care and private health insurance....

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Investing in the home stretch

When retirement approaches, you want to play it safe and protect your nest egg. But you also need to support a retirement that will last decades. We’ve got ways to solve this dilemma....

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Claiming home office expenses

Thankfully, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has made it easy for employees to claim home office expenses if you spent more than half of your working hours at home for at least four consecutive weeks in 2020 due to COVID-19. Here are the options avail...

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Thinking of purchasing a vacation property?

It’s a curious fact that we Canadians, depending on where we live, call a vacation home by different names – a cottage, chalet, country house, camp or cabin. But what they all have in common is that so many owners call their vacation property a sourc...

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