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Using a HELOC as an investment strategy: not as taboo as you might think

Would leveraging the equity in a home to invest in dividend-paying investments lead to tax repercussions?

Using a HELOC as an investment strategy: not as taboo as you might think
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Work-from-home tax credit: What Canadians can claim for 2023

The flat-rate home-office expense deduction is no longer available for 2023. But eligible employees who work from home can...

Work-from-home tax credit: What Canadians can claim for 2023
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How to qualify for EI benefits in retirement in Canada

Just because you paid loads into a program doesn't mean you'll get EI benefits when you retire

How to qualify for EI benefits in retirement in Canada
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How to model retirement income in Canada

The risk of having too much money left when you die is real. Often realizing this comes too late...

How to model retirement income in Canada

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Can you save on taxes by owning an investment account with your child?

Jointly owning an asset with a child comes with tax and estate implications. Here’s why it may not be...

Can you save on taxes by owning an investment account with your child?
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How to calculate the adjusted cost base of inherited property

What happens if you inherit a property and have no record of its value at that time? How can...

How to calculate the adjusted cost base of inherited property

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TFSA vs RRSP: How to decide between the two

TFSA vs RRSP: How to decide between the two
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Should retirees consider a home equity sharing agreement (HESA)?

Home owners have a new way to tap their home equity. How does the HESA compare to a reverse...

Should retirees consider a home equity sharing agreement (HESA)?

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Should Canadians keep their investment accounts when retiring abroad?

For Canadians who plan to retire to other countries, here’s a primer on the tax implications of leaving accounts...

Should Canadians keep their investment accounts when retiring abroad?

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