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7 tax credits people overlook

Personal income tax software does most of the work for tax-filers these days, but experts say that opportunities for tax-savings still slip by Canadians.

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When it makes sense to borrow for your RRSP

Loans are a part of life for most Canadians.  We take out loans to pay for our cars and our homes, for vacations, furniture and TVs.  And, at

Wild Wing Milton

Wing Wars: Wild Wing sues American competitor

Ontario’s poultry-pushing pugilist and self-styled chicken-wing king, is girding for a fight. Rick Smiciklas, the founder and owner of the Aurora, Ont.-based Wild Wing sports bar franchise — and also

Planning for later retirement

Planning to live longer

An old saying remarks “what a difference a day makes”. But how about ten years or even twenty?  What kind of difference would that make to your retirement

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Cycling your way to a lifetime of financial fitness

Regularly riding a stationary or road cycle is a great way to stay fit.  Taking a life cycle approach to investing is also one of the best ways

Time for a portfolio check-up

Your personal health is important to you. That’s why you have periodic check-ups, follow your doctor’s recommendations on diet and exercise, and take your medications. Your financial life

Tax Return Canada Revenue Agency

Last minute tax-saving tactics in 3D

The most effective way to save the most on your personal taxes is to make tax-planning a year-round activity. But, life is life, and things – like tax-planning

Christmas events at Springridge Farm

Springridge Farm’s guide to Canadiana

The Springridge Farm barn is brimming to the rafters with Canadiana products! We have everyone on your Christmas list taken care of – whether you’re shopping for your

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A great way to save – it’s almost TFSA time again

Unless you know you’re going to win the lottery, there’s no other way around it: To achieve your retirement and other financial goals, you will have to be

Filling the caregiving gap

They cared for you and soon you may be asked to care for them. As the Boomer generation ages, many Canadians are facing the challenges of elder care

Fixed income fixation

Conservative investors typically gravitate toward ‘safe’ investments, usually fixed-income investments. But with interest rates still hovering at historic lows, conservative investors may be concerned about whether their fixed-income

Tim Hortons Coffee

Tim Hortons to accept debit cards

Coffee lovers rejoice! After years of steadfast resistance, Tim Hortons Inc. is bowing to consumer pressure and will now accept debit-card payments in the bulk of its Canadian stores. Canada’s

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Uncover hidden investment money

Facing what seems to be a never-ending flow of day-to-day living expenses, it can appear difficult to set aside money for investing. But you know you should –

Silicon Halton November Meetup

The next event is Tuesday November 19th, 7pm, at Ned Devine's in Milton, located at NE corner Ontario St. & Derry Rd. This is a free event. The Program:

Milton Young Professionals Network

This is the inaugural meeting of the Milton Young Professionals Network at Kelsey's restaurant in Milton. MYPN brings together young professionals that work in Milton, helping to create new

Know your credit rating – it’s important

You apply for a credit card and are turned down – not because your credit is bad but because your credit report inaccurately says it is. It can

Financial planning pays off

Value – according to a pair of long-term, in depth studies by two of the country’s leading professional standards and investment organizations, that’s exactly what Canadians get when

U.S. Vacation Property

A U.S. vacation property – is it for you?

From Florida to Arizona, from California to Texas, Canadians by the carload are heading for warm weather destinations and grabbing bargain-priced vacation properties. The loonie is in good

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Managing your Money: RESP answers

A Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a great way to save for a child’s post-secondary education. But how you or the student beneficiary accesses those funds, what

Milton Chamber of Commerce

Milton Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

The Milton Chamber of Commerce invites local businesses who are Chamber members to tonight's September Business After Hours (BAH) meeting, hosted by Flooring Works. Please R.S.V.P. to Joanne Barrett

5 reasons to stop exhibiting at trade shows

From I hate trade shows as a marketing tactic. Add up the cost of booth space, shipping, and travel, and the number of good leads you need to get

Mortgage planning – fixed rate, variable, pre-approval?

Managing Your Money Mortgage rates are quite low right now and, in many parts of Canada, it’s a buyer’s market for residential real estate. That may have you thinking

3 Awesome Benefits of Retweeting on Twitter

From In my humble opinion, Retweeting is one of greatest features on Twitter and it’s a big part of my success on Twitter as well. My goal is

Full credit –- tax-savers you need to know about

Managing Your Money Low, lower, lowest – to make sure you get full credit for every tax-trimmer available to you, start here. Essential items Basic personal tax credit – raised to

Making the most of what you’ve got — retirement tax planning strategies

Managing Your Money You’ve worked hard, planned carefully, saved and built your wealth – now it’s time to retire and enjoy the life you’ve dreamed about. But to be

Upcoming Milton Chamber of Commerce Events

If you own or operate a business in and around Milton, you should consider joining the Milton Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the monthly networking opportunities, they also

Canadian currency to go plastic next year

From the Toronto Star: Paying with plastic will take on a whole different meaning next year as the Bank of Canada begins introducing plastic dollar bills. The federal government announced

The benefits of a tax plan -– now and in your future

Managing Your Money This fact of life probably won’t surprise you: The number one expense for nearly every Canadian is… taxes. However, it is very possible to legitimately save

Upcoming Milton Chamber of Commerce Events

If you own or operate a business in and around Milton, you should consider joining the Milton Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the monthly networking opportunities, they also

Cogeco first quarter profit rises 20.9%

Canadian communications company Cogeco Inc. posted a 20.9% rise in adjusted first quarter profit Wednesday on strong growth in its primary subsidiary Cogeco Cable Inc., upping its 2010

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