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Escaping The Estate Tax Trap For

The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) is set to change the Estate Tax portability regulations. A request has been made to the IRS by the American Institute of CPAs that the present rules be changed and made more “family friendly”. One

Falling Alberta Real Estate Mark

Some of the top mortgage insurers of Canada are watching the failing real estate market situation with increased worry and alertness. They are planning to introduce tougher policy changes to counter the increase in mortgage defaults. Mortgage defaults were rarely

Tax Deductions to be Considered

When you are about to retire, the last thing you want to be concerned about is the payment of your tax. You may have done everything right, saving the right amount in the right place, to enjoy that retired life.

How Not to Get Noticed By the CR

Getting an “intent to audit” letter from the CRA is not something any taxpayer would be looking forward to. But there are lot of ways by which we can easily be noticed by the CRA if we are not careful

Saving for Your Future While Sti

Most Americans are bogged down with one or the other loan or debt payment. Unchecked borrowing, unforeseen emergency expenses, unavoidable payments, etc , would lead to debt accumulation and often times it is so high that they barely manage to

High Quality Bonds are Still the

If you are thinking of investing your excess fund or savings amount, you may be well attracted to the high returns of Stock shares. But a basic knowledge of how Stocks and Bonds work would help you decide which of

New Tax information for the year

A series of family friendly changes have been introduced for the year 2014 by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government.  Increasing children’s fitness tax credit from $500 to $ 1000 is one among them. The yearly changes in the tax rules

Restricting Immigrants Hurting C

Are immigrants affecting the Real Estate investments in Canada   Is the real estate and the housing bubble about to pop? Experts have been predicting a decline in the real estate market of Canada for several years now. But prices continue

How a Bad Credit Score can Affec

In days gone by, having a bad credit score only meant that you would find it difficult to get new loans sanctioned. But time shave changed. Now with your credit history available digitally, every other company runs a check on

Reverse Mortgage – Boon fo

Reverse Mortgaging allows those who are 62 years or older to convert their home equity into cash without having to pay any additional amount. This enables the aged to pay for their healthcare and other expenses, get a better retirement