Investments in wine are nearly as old as time and are surging in popularity. The earliest known wine commodities consisted of a few extra bottles that a wine merchant stowed away t[...]
In March 2010, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) became a federal U.S. tax law, and its requirements become effective July 1, 2014. FATCA enforces foreign financial as[...]
Dear Graduate, Congratulations on receiving your degree! This is a testament to the commitment, determination, and hard work you put into your education.  If you are fortunate enou[...]
We look forward to retirement – some investment or pension income, manageable debt, and long days with no agenda and no time clock. But, according to some recent studies, retirees [...]
This placard was recently spotted in a “home-style” restaurant storefront: “Don’t spend so much time making a living that you forget to make a life.” We’ve all said it, “Money does[...]
As the year end nears, charitable organizations, such as the Salvation Army and United Way, report donations significantly lower for 2013 over those of 2012. Underlying reasons for[...]
The younger generation has been waiting for what must seem to them forever for the boomers to relinquish their jobs and retire. The boomers, that lucky generation born between 1946[...]
Canadians have been striving to reduce the burdens of debt, but their efforts often prove ineffective as one debt is often traded for another. In many instances an individual pays [...]
The Parliament of Canada has officially proclaimed November as Financial Literacy Month, which was established to increase the financial acumen of Canadians. Based on support from [...]
The pension reform debate is once again heating up, with a focus on increasing retirement benefits for middle class Canadians. The issue is expected to be a key topic in the upcomi[...]