Break ups are never easy, but they can be especially complicated when finances are involved. Depending on your province and the length of your relationship, the definition of “mine” and “yours” can change. Read on to learn more about the financial implications of common law relationships.
Does the motto “sharing is caring” extend to your bank account? For many couples who cohabitate, opening a joint account to deal with combined financial responsibility just makes sense. However, there are warnings to heed before you truly share the wealth.
Do your retirement goals seem increasingly out of reach? The formula you’re using for saving just might be outdated. Read to learn more about the new standard retirement number – and stress less about retirement.
We’ve studied the jargon and picked our online discount brokerage – now’s the time for some stock picking! But wait – before you pledge yourself to that investment, there’s some serious research to be done. Learn how to analyze a company’s earning performance over time – and identify their risk factors – before plunking down the dough.
Paying taxes may be a groan-worthy concept under the best of circumstances – but it’s a whole other ball game when you’re self employed. No longer relegated to springtime tax season, freelancers need to keep their tax requirements top-of-mind year-round. We’ve got a few pointers to help you navigate the world of receipt hoarding, harmonized sales tax and write-offs with a little less pain – and potentially more profit for you!