Know Your Status As a Couple Before Filing Taxes

Know Your Status As a Couple Before Filing Taxes

Caroline Battista  02.26.2015
Claiming marital status when filing taxes, especially common-law, can be clouded by a number of issues. Some people reason that if you...
Should You Pull Money Out Of Your RRSP?

Should You Pull Money Out Of Your RRSP?

CP  02.25.2015
TORONTO - Canadians may be tempted to take advantage of low interest rate loans instead of dipping into their RRSPs before retirement to...
This Little Thing Could Delay Your Retirement By Up To 11 Years

This Little Thing Could Delay Your Retirement By Up To 11 Years

CBC  02.25.2015
High mutual fund fees could cause Canadians to delay their retirement by as much as 11 years or else leave them with 40 per cent less...
Tories' Plans For TFSA Will Mostly Help The Wealthy: Report

Tories' Plans For TFSA Will Mostly Help The Wealthy: Report

CP  02.24.2015
OTTAWA - A new study says the Conservative government's plans to double contribution limits for tax-free savings accounts would cost billions...
Look: Canada's Priciest, Cheapest Cities To Rent

Look: Canada's Priciest, Cheapest Cities To Rent

Jesse Ferreras  02.20.2015
Canadians spend plenty of time discussing how expensive it is to live in places like Toronto and Vancouver.
Rising Maintenance Fees Threaten Condo Prices

Rising Maintenance Fees Threaten Condo Prices

Daniel Tencer  02.19.2015
For many urban Canadians, the condo has become the only affordable housing option. But with condos come maintenance fees, and the people...
Wave Of Retail Closures Is Bad News For Summer Job-Seekers

Wave Of Retail Closures Is Bad News For Summer Job-Seekers

CP  02.18.2015
TORONTO - Students and new graduates on the hunt for summer jobs may find the search even more daunting given the recent grim news on the...
Retirement Slips Further Away For Canadians

Retirement Slips Further Away For Canadians

CP  02.18.2015
TORONTO - A new poll has found there are more Canadians who expect to be working past age 65 than those who expect to be retired.The annual...
This Is Where House Prices Are Rising And Falling Across Canada

This Is Where House Prices Are Rising And Falling Across Canada

02.17.2015
Home sales in Canada fell for the third month in a row in January, signalling the likely end of a hot run for real estate as lower oil...
It's Not RRSP Or TFSA, It's RRSP And TFSA

It's Not RRSP Or TFSA, It's RRSP And TFSA

CP  02.17.2015
TORONTO - Instead of debating the merits of an RRSP or a TFSA, Canadians should consider socking away money in both types of accounts for...
Don't Put Money In An RRSP Just For The Tax Break

Don't Put Money In An RRSP Just For The Tax Break

CP  02.10.2015
Financial experts say it's important to plan before making RRSP contributions. The president of the non-profit Investor Education Fund...
What's Behind The Soaring Price Of Love?

What's Behind The Soaring Price Of Love?

Daniel Tencer  02.10.2015
Back in the old, socially conservative days, there was a big cost associated with premarital sex and/or cheating. These days, though, it’s...
How To Budget And Save Money Before You Turn 30

How To Budget And Save Money Before You Turn 30

Arti Patel  02. 4.2015
They might be known as a supposedly entitled generation that's highly connected and always energized and yet, many millennials are living...
An RRSP For Two? Why You Should (Or Shouldn't) Take The Plunge

An RRSP For Two? Why You Should (Or Shouldn't) Take The Plunge

CP  02. 2.2015
TORONTO -- Canadian couples with significantly different incomes may want to consider using a spousal RRSP to help cut their tax bill in...