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A lot of folks have the financial know-how to become savvy investors, however, the skills necessary for managing day-to-day finances do not always translate.

We see and hear about fraud on an almost daily basis. But how do we help seniors avoid from scams they might never suspect?

Fraud: Wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain. In this blog, we’ll be looking at fraudsters’ prime targets — our seniors.

Stress-free vacations require planning, research and a budget. Business growth and expansion requires the same attention.

Impact investing is on the rise. Investors are increasingly looking to businesses to address societal issues. Previously less accountable, businesses are now taking a proactive approach to addressing societal issues while delivering shareholder value.

All small business owners know that cash is king, but what to do when that cash is fake? Here’s how to protect yourself and your business from counterfeit currency.

Just how likely are you to come across counterfeit bills? The following blog will go over how to recognize them and what to do when you find one.

We’ve all heard the horror stories of seniors losing everything because they relied on, and were duped by, people in trusted positions. This blog looks at the warning signs that something may not be right.

That little bundle of joy can cost you a bundle of cash, according to a new CPA Canada book.

You got your paycheque, or at least the amount that’s left after the government has taken its share. Who’s going to spend the remaining amount? Just you, or will other people help you?

So much of your time is spent working to earn money, but how often do you consider what you’re going to do with that money?

Your financial legacy rests within your will. Due diligence and proper planning now will benefit your loved ones for generations to come. This blog provides some practical considerations for estate planning.

Recent changes to the way trusts are taxed can have shocking consequences. Your investments may be eroding your estate. Find out what this means and how to avoid the pitfalls of poor planning.

Many of us find ourselves in the same financial rut over and over again. The following blog post offers tips on improving your financial wellness.

It is important for your business to comply with tax regulations. Here is a brief walk-through of basic tax matters to ensure your business stays tax-compliant.

Accounting is a core component of any successful business. Find out what you need to know about basic accounting for your business venture to thrive.

While credit, debts and income have a major impact on your ability to obtain a mortgage, there are other issues that affect your eligibility. Learn what to consider before applying for a mortgage.

When you find that home you’ve always dreamed of purchasing, are you prepared to qualify for the mortgage? Learn about the key steps to take before shopping for your home.

Learn about the effects of commuting in a personal vehicle on our physical and mental well-being.

Canadians spend around 20 per cent of their take-home pay on car ownership while under the impression that the vehicle costs far less. Why is there a gap between actual costs and what we think we spend?

In part 1 of this blog post, we examined how to evaluate the potential profitability, and hence the success, of a prospective business. In part 2, we examine key aspects of setting up a business.

Financial independence is critical for individuals throughout their lives. Here are some important ways you can get your kids to think smartly about money from a very early age.

Many self-employed professionals and some employees who do not have employee benefits rely on their spouse for health and dental coverage. Are you aware of the limitations of your spouse’s coverage?

Many Canadians have employee benefits plans including life insurance. Do you know how much or the type of insurance you need? Many people do not.

Buying the “latest and greatest” products might feel exciting, but it could cost you big time — and not just in terms of price.

Learn about the facts regarding Canadian caregivers and financial factors to consider when faced with caring for an aging family member.

Child care expenses may be deductible for tax purposes, but there are some exceptions. Learn how to identify limitations and plan efficiently.

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