Reading the “Annual Returns of Key Asset Classes”—what it means for Canadian investors

Back in the day, I always enjoyed perusing the annual asset class rotation chart that investment giant Franklin Templeton used to distribute to financial advisors and media. Even though it’s…

“Fakes” stars give the real answers

When you watch “Fakes,” starring Emilija Baranac and Jennifer Tong, know that there is a third star: money. And while Baranac and Tong play Zoe and Becca, respectively, and can…

Should you invest in crypto if you’re close to retirement?

I’m in my early 60s and planning to retire soon. Does it make sense to include a small amount of crypto in my investment portfolio?—Alex  Is crypto a safe investment…

What’s Russell Peters doing now? Investing, and it’s a laugh

Money is no joke—or is it? For Brampton, Ont., native and celebrated comedian Russell Peters, money is as funny as it is serious because, well, everything is funny through his…

What records do crypto investors need for taxes?

I invest in crypto as a business. What records do I need to keep for my income taxes?—Marc There are a few layers to this question, Marc, so I’ll break…

Is Cryptocurrency Taxable in Canada?

Tax season in Canada may seem like it’s many months away, but that filing deadline will be on our doorstep soon enough. The time of year when you report your…

A Guide to 2022 Tax Season in Canada

It’s tax season in Canada, so gather your paperwork and use this comprehensive guide to help you file your 2021 income tax return.  The post A Guide to 2022 Tax…

A Quick Guide to the RRSP Contribution Limit and How to Avoid Tax Penalties

What’s my RRSP contribution limit? And where can I find my RRSP contribution limit? Your RRSP contribution limit questions answered. The post A Quick Guide to the RRSP Contribution Limit…

When (or How) is Mortgage Interest Tax Deductible in Canada

Is mortgage interest tax-deductible in Canada? Keep reading to find out whether you’re eligible for a mortgage interest tax deduction. The post When (or How) is Mortgage Interest Tax Deductible…

What is the Carbon Tax in Canada and Is It Good for Canadians?

What is the carbon tax in Canada and how does it affect Canadians? How does the carbon tax work and are carbon taxes effective? We’ve got answers! The post What…