An adult man, acting as power of attorney, hugs his senior mom. He's wondering about gifting her assets while she's in a home.

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Gifting a parent’s assets using a power of attorney

As power of attorney, does it make sense to...

Gifting a parent’s assets using a power of attorney
A man is looking over the city of Stockholm, Sweden, wondering about his investing options as a non-resident of Canada.

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Can a non-resident open an investment account in Canada?

What are the options for investing as a non-resident...

Can a non-resident open an investment account in Canada?
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What expenses can you deduct for a second property in Canada?

Purchasing a second piece of real estate has its...

What expenses can you deduct for a second property in Canada?
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Should you buy an original or aftermarket catalytic convertor? 

When a catalytic converter is stolen or worn out,...

Should you buy an original or aftermarket catalytic convertor? 

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A young farmer stands proudly amongst the first leaves of corn stalks, as he may be getting the farm from his father to avoid taxes.

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Can you gift a farm to your kids to avoid taxes?

The idea to gift property to a family member...

Can you gift a farm to your kids to avoid taxes?
A man, sitting at home on his couch, is scrolling through his iPad calendar, to choose a date to retire.

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What time of year should you retire?

When’s the best time to retire? The timing is...

What time of year should you retire?
A monopoly game is in session, symbolising how a couple could owe each other money with spousal loan strategy.

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How to invest with spousal loans for Canadians—and how to pay it back

There is plenty of advice on setting up a...

How to invest with spousal loans for Canadians—and how to pay it back
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Market outlook: Stock prices have started rising—will the good vibes last?

July 2022 was the best month to be invested...

Market outlook: Stock prices have started rising—will the good vibes last?

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To symbolize a split estate, a matriarch is seated at the head of the table with her family grabbing seats at both sides.

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Do you have to split your estate evenly between your children?

Courts in some provinces can vary the distribution of...

Do you have to split your estate evenly between your children?

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