February 14, 2022

Pattie Lovett-Reid: What millennials need to know about retirement savings

Start saving early and save often. I know you have already heard this before but I do think it is worth repeating, and here’s why: it […]
January 21, 2022

Tax Tips and Traps – 2022 1st Quarter

Tax Tidbits Some quick points to consider… The annual TFSA limit for 2022 remains at $6,000. As such, if an individual has never contributed and has […]
January 2, 2022

A new year and new hike to CPP premiums – the largest in three decades – to hit Canadians

It is the second year in a row of higher-than-usual increases for CPP Aside from inflationary prices at the check-out, Canadians will see more pandemic-related hits […]
December 31, 2021

Why cash isn’t always the best gift, especially when it comes to your kids

Instead of giving your children a gift of cash, pay an expense for them Research has shown that when young children give a gift to someone, […]
December 14, 2021

Personal Income Tax Guide: The deadline for filing your 2021 return, tax brackets and more

Don’t miss the deadline to file your tax return! Our 2021 income tax guide for Canadians is here to help. The year 2021 has been a […]
December 13, 2021

Pattie Lovett-Reid: Your financial action plan for 2022

I’m that person who makes New Year’s resolutions every year. But what if we decided to make changes to our financial situation today? Where do you […]
July 21, 2021

Older seniors to get extra Old Age Security in the coming months

One-time $500 payment, plus extra 10% annually for those over age of 75 in 2022 comes on top of indexation adjustment.   Seniors may be in […]
April 21, 2021

Commentary on the Federal Budget 2021

A. Personal Measures COVID-19 Benefit Amounts – Tax Treatment Budget 2021 proposes to allow individuals the option to claim a deduction in respect of the repayment […]
March 30, 2021

Canadian Tax Planner

As the devastating economic consequences of the novel coronavirus pandemic started to emerge, the Bank of Canada hurriedly pushed through cuts to its key policy interest […]