Confused about the TFSA – GIC combination? These investment vehicles can be used together to create tax-free guaranteed savings. Read on for ways to choose, and maximize your investment plan.
Low interest rates may be a good thing for mortgage shoppers and credit borrowers, but they post a challenge to the long term savings plans of retirees.
As part of their ongoing mission to provide Canadian consumers with a 360 Degree view of all of their financial options, Canada’s largest impartial rate comparison site, RateSupermarket.ca, has added a slate of bank account and investment comparisons to complement its existing mortgage, credit card, and insurance services.
The Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) deadline of February 29 recently passed. Were you one of those people making a late night appointment with your banker or investment advisor to top up your savings? If you were, did you feel a little like the student cramming for an exam — a student who would have been better of studying less over a longer term? Rushing to deadlines when it comes to tax incentives is not the best approach. Having an all-year plan is much smarter.
How many of us have found ourselves wishing for a few extra hours or an eighth day in the week, just so we could catch up on all the things we’d like to do. Where does the time go? Here are the Top 10 things we do with our time.
When you have kids, there’s so much more to do. Of course, you have to take care of them, and that sure takes up a lot of time. But also, you need to get certain financial arrangements in order to ensure they’ll be taken care of properly for a long time.
Your taxes are in… or at least they should be. Did you find yourself scrambling to file on time this year, and every year for that matter? Here are seven ideas to help change your current process.