One thing we can be certain of in life is that change happens. Sound financial planning involves understanding the basic financial considerations arising from each of these major life events, whether expected or unplanned. This article highlights 5 of these life events and how they can impact your financial situation and financial plan.
Many people may tell you that buying a house is a good investment to build wealth—but is it, really?
Buying a house requires taking money out of your pocket for the initial purchase and an ongoing outlay of cash for property taxes, maintenance, insurance, and utilities, among others, for as long as you own the house. This article points out two additional, hidden, downsides of purchasing a house for investment purposes which you may wish to know before you decide to purchase your next investment property.
If you are applying for or renewing your mortgage, should you choose a fixed or variable rate mortgage? The current economic situation can play a role in your decision.
If you are recently married or have recently entered into a common-law relationship, understanding potential changes in taxation and tax return filing requirements can be confusing and frustrating. This article is here to provide information on some common taxation related issues for married or common-law couples in Canada. It also lists some tax benefits for married couples in Canada that you may wish to know.