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TFSA vs RRSP: How to decide between the two

Consider these five factors before deciding whether to contribute to a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) or a tax-free...

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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How to carry back a capital loss for a tax refund

Let’s look at the rules and restrictions around carrying back a capital loss, as well as three things to...

How to carry back a capital loss for a tax refund

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Should you sell investments at a loss to pay off debt?

When paying a high interest rate on debt, does it make sense to sell investments that have fallen before...

Should you sell investments at a loss to pay off debt?
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Financial fraud in Canada: What to do if your bank account or credit card is compromised

Fraudsters can exploit victims through text, email and other means. What are your options if that happens?

Financial fraud in Canada: What to do if your bank account or credit card is compromised
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The tax implications for Canadians selling foreign real estate

How are Canadians taxed on foreign property? Find out if you should report the sale on your tax return...

The tax implications for Canadians selling foreign real estate
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What should Canadian investors do: Sell or hold with preferred share losses?

When taking a big loss on preferred shares, a MoneySense reader asks if he should hold or sell now.

What should Canadian investors do: Sell or hold with preferred share losses?

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Tax implications of making transfers between registered accounts

When transferring money from LIRA to a LIF and RRSP, would that result in being taxed twice?

Tax implications of making transfers between registered accounts

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