Building Money Skills While School is Out
Jul24

Building Money Skills While School is Out

Work math into your summer routine and send the kids back to school with sharper skills and ready to learn more.

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Spring Clean Your Finances
Jun02

Spring Clean Your Finances

With the Spring weather finally here, I’ve been on a spring cleaning kick.

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Now’s the time to reduce your tax bill for next year
Apr15

Now’s the time to reduce your tax bill for next year

  Do you have a hefty Personal Income Tax amount owing this year? There’s not much you can do about this now except to pay it on time, but you can take steps now to avoid the situation next year. Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) aren’t for everyone but for many they are a great option for saving for your future retirement needs. The immediate benefit, however, is that RRSP contributions are tax credits and...

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Want a Discount on Piano Lessons?
Feb04

Want a Discount on Piano Lessons?

  Want a discount on piano Lessons? Well it is not really a discount, but every little bit helps. In 2011, a new tax credit was introduced by the federal government. It is called the Children’s Arts Tax Credit and you are able to claim $500.00 each year, for each child under 16 years old. It is interesting as it provides a broad focus of what could be claimed as “arts”. From the Canada Revenue Agency website, here is its...

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Kids & Debit Cards
Feb01

Kids & Debit Cards

A great opportunity to teach money smarts.

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