Tax season is upon us and unfortunately that means paying any taxes that may be outstanding. Taxes should be carefully planned each year to ensure they do not become overwhelming, but what happens if you are faced with an unexpectedly large bill?Read more “Owe More Taxes than You Can Pay? Here Are Your Options.”
The term “keeping up with the Joneses” has been used for years to describe the desire to match the lifestyle of the people around you. While this expression historically referred to neighbours and close friends; today keeping up with Joneses means keeping up with the whole world… and we have social media to thank.Read more “The Importance of Being Realistic About Your Finances”
Housing prices have been climbing quickly. This is especially true in major urban centres where most Canadians live. The rate of increase for the average sale price appears to be climbing faster than people are able to save.
Some Canadians see the dream of homeownership vanishing, others wonder if the choice to own is appropriate for them. No matter the situation, objective analysis should accompany the emotional aspects of buying a home.
It happens to many Canadians every year – you don’t set aside enough time to get your paperwork together, and you file at the last minute, or in some isntances, even late. Here are 5 reasons as to why this could really hurt your financial plan, and even worse, cause potential headaches with CRA.Read more “5 Reasons to Always File Your Taxes on Time.”