RRSP Deadline March 1 – Seven Tips For Making Last-Minute Contributions

RRSP Deadline March 1 - Seven Tips For Making Last-Minute ContributionsThe month of March is fast approaching, but there’s still time to contribute to your RRSPs. Hop to it now if you want to bulk up your retirement savings and offset the hit from the tax man. 1. Remember deadlines are deadlines. March 1, 2017, is the deadline for contributions for the 2016 tax year, and that means the latest you contribute is by the end of the March 1…

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Canadians Just Dont Understand TFSAs

Canadians Just Dont Understand TFSAsTax-free savings accounts (TFSA) may be increasingly popular, but they also have a lot of Canadians scratching their heads. Forty-eight per cent of Canadians have a TFSA, up from 23 per cent in 2012, according to Bank of Montreal’s recently released Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) report. However, there’s confusion surrounding the details: the poll found that just 19 per cent of Canadians know the annual contribution limit, 10 per…

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