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We feel it is important to periodically review the basic tax-advantaged account structures available to Canadian investors. In this article, we’ll discuss the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and it’s sibling, the Spousal Retirement Savings Plan (SRSP). Who Will Make Best Use of an RRSP? You will benefit from an RRSP if you are working… Read More

Did your last paycheque look a little low? That’s because starting in 2019, the amount you contribute to Canada Pension Plan (CPP) will increase from 4.95% to 5.10% for earnings between $3,500 and $57,400. These contributions are matched by your employer. Therefore, if your salary is $57,400 or higher, you will pay approximately $81 more… Read More

“In the New Year, never forget to thank to your past years because they enabled you to reach today! Without the stairs of the past, you cannot arrive at the future!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan Weekly Update – So Long, 2018 For the last time in 2018, we will leave you with our tax- and investment-related… Read More