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Understanding the 2022 Federal Budget

The 2022 Canadian Federal Budget was recently unveiled, providing Canadians with a roadmap for a year of Government funding and economic recovery. The entire report is just over 300 pages,…

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Top 5 Tax FAQs 2022

  Coast Capital’s Debra Brady sat down with accountant and Turbo Tax spokesperson Susan Watkin to ask some of our most frequently asked questions about taxes this season. 1. How…

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Renting vs buying a home | Global Morning News

  For many owning a home used to be the ultimate goal, but with current sky-high prices that feels out of reach for many in BC. On the other hand…

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What do rate hikes mean for my money?

Two years ago, at the outset of the pandemic, the Bank of Canada aggressively dropped the overnight lending rate to battle the economic impact of COVID. The Bank signaled that…

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A line of credit and what it’s good for

When you’re looking for financing, you’ll find no shortage of options. But how do you choose which solution is right for you? Most people are familiar with two popular ways…

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The secrets to smart estate planning.

A 2018 poll from the Angus Reid Institute found that half of Canadians (51%) say they have no will in place, while only one-third (35%) say they have one that is…

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It’s tax time: How to claim up to $500 on home office expenses.

For many, our homes became our offices over the past few years. So it only made sense that the Canadian government made changes to the tax policy regarding home office…

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Loan or LOC? A look at two lending options

There are many times in life where borrowing money will be necessary. For example, you might want to buy a car, do home renovations, or consolidate debt. The good news…

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How to buy a home with less than 20% down.

You’ve been browsing real estate ads and dreaming of homeownership but haven’t yet socked away enough cash for a down payment. The good news is there still may be a…

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RRSP vs TFSA. Which is better for you?

The great debate: TFSA vs RRSP With the RRSP contribution deadline just around the corner, it’s important to know about all your savings options. Today we break down which savings…

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What to do with your tax refund

A refund is basically free money, right? Once you receive your tax return, your knee-jerk reaction may be to spend it on a new spring wardrobe or hop on a…

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8 money tips for university

The start of the school year is an exciting time. It means giddy reunions with your friends, welcome back parties, cracking open… brand new notebooks, lugging textbooks across campus, nuking…