One of the great debates in Canada, from the local Tim Hortons in B.C. to the 5 a.m. hockey practice in P.E.I., is whether or not your house should be viewed as an investment. Proponents on both sides defend their views armed with myriad statistics and both can make good
A few years ago, when I went to a spa resort in Arizona to de-stress, I accidentally left my phone on in my purse for four days. While I hiked in the desert, played with horses and performed yoga sun salutations, my phone checked for updates on Facebook, tracked Twitter
Heartbleed, a software defect discovered this week with an aptly terrifying name, has scared us all into taking a second look at the security of our online financial data. This includes even the Canada Revenue Agency, which shut down its site Wednesday to protect our precious, and incidentally vulnerable, information.
What happens to your RRSP when you retire? Prior to retirement, people maximize their contributions to their RRSPs, top up their children’s RESPs and put whatever is left over into their TFSAs and non-registered accounts. Once they hit retirement, the mystery about investing their savings to draw an income while