The key to building financial literacy is to start the conversations early so your child is ready to handle their personal finances when they leave home.
If you took advantage of the Canadian Emergency Response Benefits (CERB) in 2020, you need to immediately take several steps to protect yourself from a fraud accusation and an unexpected tax bill.
I have to admit, 2020 has been an unprecedented year narrated by a nerve-racking news cycle full of political strife, civil unrest, and minute-by-minute statistical and medical updates around living through a global pandemic.
Have you ever wondered how other communities seem to be born into financial stability? They have no problem coming up with the money for a down payment for a home, investment properties, post-secondary education and trust funds for their children once they become of age that then set them up on a stress-free path into adulthood.
Are you getting a little tired of the rollercoaster ride of the stock market? Ready to get off and look at some other options?
I am an advocate for paying one’s fair share of taxes, after all, for the most part we do get value for our tax dollars in Canada.