Why Burger King’s Tax Inversion is Good for Canada
Economic News / Taxes

Why Burger King’s Tax Inversion is Good for Canada

Let’s call it a Whopper of a deal: the latest corporate buzz surrounds Burger King’s recent $11-billion acquisition of beloved Canadian brand Tim Horton’s. This new merger makes it the third largest fast food chain in the world behind Subway and McDonald’s. The combined company, owned by Brazilian private-equity firm 3G Capital Inc. with a 70 per cent majority, will be headquartered in Oakville, Ontario. The move is causing controversy on both sides of the border – but Canada has much to gain from the deal. Continue reading »

Avoid Homeownership Shock
Mortgage News / Mortgages

Avoid Homeownership Shock

This week, we’re all about the worst-case scenario. It’s not that we’re trying to be pessimistic; it’s about being a savvy homeowner and preparing financially for the unexpected. Homeownership is full of twists and turns, from emergency (and expensive!) renovations, to selling on a whim. Read on for our guide to protecting your biggest investment… and your bank account. Continue reading »