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RRSPs and TFSAs: Why, When and How Much?

If 30k dropped into your lap right now, what would you do with it?  Maybe you would spend it.  Or maybe you would consider paying down mortgage or investing.   831 more words

What the new RRIF withdrawal rules will mean for you

By Sheryl Smolkin

By now you may be aware that there are changes to the Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) withdrawal rules in the 2015 federal budget. 652 more words


Help to Buy ISA

The government has announced the introduction of a new type of ISA, the Help to Buy ISA, which will provide a tax free savings account for first time buyers wishing to save for a home. 338 more words

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Feds to look at offering Canadians option to increase CPP contributions

WATCH: After years of resisting reforms to the Canadian Pension Plan, the Tories now say they’re open to the idea of Canadians contributing more if they choose to. 501 more words


Ask the finance expert: TFSA versus RRSP for buying a home

Q: With the increase in the last budget of the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) , do you recommend this over using the RRSP Home Buyers’ Plan? 263 more words


Eric's Enlightenment for Monday, April 27, 2015

  1. How much wealth do Canadians have?  What types of assets and debts do Canadians have?  Here is a very useful table to answer those questions from Statistics Canada.
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The Star's View: Increasing TFSA limits helps all Canadians

For almost 11 million Canadians, by far the best news in the 2015 federal budget was the increased freedom now possible thanks to a big increase in contributions to tax-free savings accounts. 451 more words