Looking for a way to celebrate a great test score, a successful report card, or the end of yet another school year? Investing in your child’s future with an RESP can be a wonderful way to show them how much you value their work and give them more opportunities to succeed in the future.
May 08 2019
Apr 03 2019
A Rent-To-Own Agreement In Trouble
Several years ago, Drew and Lori entered into a rent-to-own housing arrangement. They had been working on rebuilding their credit after a series of professional setbacks and a family medical emergency racked up their debt.
In the Housing section of Canada's federal budget released on March 19, 2019, the greatest emphasis is on the affordability of housing for first time home buyers. First, the straight-forward news: effective this year, the Home Buyers' Plan that allows Canadians to withdraw funds from their RRSP to buy a home will be increased to a limit of $35,000. If you've been diligent in using this saving product, it could work to your advantage when it's time for your down payment.
Mar 08 2019
It's a sober truth that people who smoke are more likely to have ongoing health problems and a shorter lifespan than non-smokers, making them more of an insurance risk. As a result, life insurance for smokers comes with higher premiums. This can lead to smokers being uninsured or under-insured compared to the average Canadian.
Recreational Vehicles such as Travel Trailers have come a long way from the old Tent Trailer of the 70s! These days, they are mini "homes on wheels" with many of the same comforts. And, just like a home, it's important to make sure your RV is properly insured.