The Canadian dollar climbed above the $1.02 US level for the first time in seven months on Friday as the currency continued to rally following the Bank of Canada’s recent shift to a more hawkish tone and U.S. GDP figures disappointed the markets. The loonie traded as high as $1.0204
As much as we love our long weekends, the longstanding complaint is gas prices will go up and the weather will be lousy. True to Murphy’s law, gas prices jumped up prior to the Easter long weekend. We were on holidays driving south to Salt Lake City where prices in
Although many people say Canada’s income tax system is overly complex — a realization often reached as they struggle to compile T4s and calculate federal and provincial credits — coming up with ways to reform it isn’t exactly a cakewalk either. The system has grown over the decades to include
It’s almost Easter and many of us have thoughts of eggs and baskets running through our heads. Everyone’s looking forward to enjoying a little chocolate and some quality time with family and friends. In terms of finance, however, we often speak of eggs and baskets in the context of diversification.
A common refrain during tax season is that the whole system of credits and sliding rate scales is just too complex. One of the ideas that has cropped up in recent years is to replace the system with a simple flat tax, but it turns out to be a whole