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March Newsletter

The Headline of the Day: March 6, 2013 Death of a revolutionary (Globe and Mail) Casino: Lobbying role… After Chavez (Toronto Star) TTC questions… Business Section – Headline of the Day: March 6, 2013 Dow Hits a record (Globe and … Continue reading

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Maximize Your RDSP

Frank Di Pietro wrote a wonderful article about RDSP`s that appeared on the Advisor.ca website on March 5, 2012. In the article Mr. Pietro explains the rules behind, and how to maximize, RDSP carry forwards. He explains what government grants … Continue reading

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Foreign Investments | CRA Reporting

With the current economic environment many Canadians now see opportunities to invest outside of Canada. This has led to a small group of people who now own substantial foreign investments. Failure to report these investments (in excess of $100,000) can … Continue reading

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Corporation Tax Strategies

People who own corporations can face numerous tax challenges in a number of areas. Borrowing money from the corporation and leaving money to heirs are two common challenges that many corporation owners face. Doug Watt wrote a wonderful article on … Continue reading

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Business Owners Checklist

Tim Cestnick wrote a wonderful article about tax-saving strategies that business owners are able to tax advantage of. He offers up six simple tips to think about as a year-end checklist. From paying salaries to family members to taking steps … Continue reading

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Insurance | Eight Reasons to Listen

Insurance is an important tool that many people do not take advantage of. With the multitude of insurance options and products that are now available on the market it is easy to see why many get overwhelmed. Tim Cestnick wrote … Continue reading

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Buffett Buys Back Own Stock

Warren Buffett made the news again late last year as he decided to buy back a portion of his own stock. He explained that he sees “terrific value” in his company and that with current valuations it was the right … Continue reading

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February Newsletter

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful…” Today, February 8th is the worst winter storm since 2008. http://www.cp24.com/weather/city-hit-with-biggest-snow-storm-in-five-years-1.1148188 Schools are closed, hundreds of flights cancelled, stay off the roads if you don’t have to. Today just might be a day to … Continue reading

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Buffett’s Take on Equities

Early in 2012 CNN Money published an article entitled “Warren Buffett: Why stocks beat gold and bonds”. The article is actually an adaptation of his annual letter to shareholders, where Buffett offers up his unique insights into the market. He … Continue reading

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Conquering Debt

Before the end of last year Rob Carrick, a personal finance writer for The Globe and Mail, wrote an interesting article about borrowing, saving and investing and how a few simple tricks can help you get out of debt. In … Continue reading

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