5 Common Investing Mistakes

5 Common Investing Mistakes

Protecting your wealth is arguably more important than growing it. Even if you make smart investment decisions, pay yourself first, and put some money away for your retirement, there are still a number of common investing mistakes that could drain your finances dry. Don’t waste your hard-earned money on poor financial decisions — be prepared […]

Understanding Pension Splitting

Understanding Pension Splitting

Since its inception in 2007, pension splitting has enabled taxpayers in a common-law relationship or marriage to split eligible pension income with a spouse, provided they meet all requirements. A useful way of saving on taxes and mitigating credit erosion, pension splitting allows for couples to work together to create a more sound and secure […]

Investing in Real Estate

Investing in Real Estate

Real estate can be a very attractive source of income. It can also be a great way to enhance the diversification and return on an investor’s portfolio. To be a savvy real estate investor, it requires good analytical skills and proficiency in raising capital. From a basic investment property to “flipping” or trading property for profit […]

A Closer Look at Tax-Free Savings Accounts

A Closer Look at Tax-Free Savings Accounts

TFSAs are an excellent investment vehicle to save and grow money. With a sizeable contribution allowance and the ability to hold a wide range of investments, these savings accounts can be an excellent way for Canadians to save for their future. Here we will take a closer look at Tax-Free Savings Accounts and how they […]

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