Canada’s top-rated charities 2020: By sector

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To make it easier for you to give where you want to make a difference, we’ve organized this year’s Top 100 charities into eight...

Canada’s top-rated charities 2020: Overview

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Yes, it's nice to get a tax break on charitable donations—but even better to know that the charities you give to are using your...

10 things you can do to save money and eliminate debt

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Easy tips to get you started on your personal finance journey. ...

Who’s afraid of big, bad debt?

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A new survey confirms we’re all worried about how much we owe—but Generation X is taking it the hardest, while Millennials are optimistic about...

How to keep your holiday spending in check

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Avoid the dreaded debt hangover by heading into the holidays with a budget for not just gifts, but also parties, travel and other purchases....

The gift of not giving

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Discarding the habit of buying presents just for the sake of it has allowed this couple to focus on shared experiences and save their...

3 ways the coronavirus is already affecting your finances

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With the speed at which the disease and its economic impact are picking up, no one will blame you for being unsure of what...

What is an emergency fund and how to build one

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An emergency fund is a financial safety net designed to cover unexpected but necessary expenses, or bridge the temporary loss of income between jobs....

Take plant-based eating to the bank

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How going vegetarian has broadened this family’s palate—and shrunk their grocery bills during COVID-19. ...

Advice for cash-strapped renters and landlords during COVID-19

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The first step is calculating how much money you need to cover necessary expenses, and compare that with how much cash is coming in....

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The best banks in Canada

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With so many options, finding the right bank can be a daunting task. We outline the best banks in Canada for different banking needs....

Tax planning for Canadians who invest in the U.S.

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There are good reasons for Canadians to invest in the U.S., including portfolio diversification. Just keep these tax-planning and compliance requirements in mind. ...

Capital gains on subdivided land, and HST on vacant land

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For property that you can subdivide, you can sell some of the land and build a house on the rest. But would you owe...

Separation and divorce: How do we split up our investments?

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When a relationship breaks down, there are tax implications arising from the division of investment assets.  ...

Are fees for your TFSA tax deductible?

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From HST to advisory fees, are the charges for a TFSA tax deductible? What is the savviest way to pay these costs? ...