Online only, 20/06/2010 / Comments (0)This post was originally published on June 15, 2010. I’m republishing it with updates on how and where to apply for waiver of TFSA over-contribution penalties. Update on June 27, 2010: The Government has decided to provide relief to taxpayers whose net TFSA contributions never exceeded $5,000 in 2009. The deadline for responding to the TFSA […]
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Online only, 03/06/2010 / Comments (0)The Bank of Canada increased interest rates by 1/4 per cent this week. The Prime Rate to which the interest rate on variable-rate mortgages and lines of credit are tied to was also bumped up by a similar amount to 2.5%. The direction of interest rates is uncertain as the Bank noted that there is […]
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Online only, 13/05/2010 / Comments (0)Morningstar warns investors against the false sense of security provided by stop-loss orders. As the flash crash has shown, these stop-loss orders can have disastrous consequences. What was behind the violent swings in ETF prices? What can investors do to protect themselves? John Heinzl weighs in. Jon Chevreau highlighted a report from Vanguard Group titled Deficits, the […]