5 Things You Didn’t Know About Voting in Canada

5) Canadian Voters Get Time Off Of Work [sc:electionscan1] Every voter in this Canada’s Federal election must have 3 consecutive hours off work to vote. If you have 3 consecutive hours of your own time available during polling hours, your employer does not need to give

5 Auto Insurance Mistakes Canadians Make

5) Not knowing your policy [sc:autoins4] When you finally decide on an insurance policy, make sure you know what exactly what is covered and what isn’t. You don’t want to assume you’re covered for a particular accident and then find out you don’t have the

5 Retirement Myths Every Canadian Should Know

5) You Need Millions of Dollars to Retire [sc:can18Responsive] You could be overestimating the money you need to retire. Starting to save for retirement early is a good idea, but you don’t need an astronomical amount to live comfortably. An important thing to note you

5 Common Canadian Pension Plan Mistakes

5) Not Considering Taking Your Pension Early [sc:can16Responsive] If you weren’t already aware you can now take out your CPP retirement pension at age 60 before you even retire. This of course comes at a cost that you have to take into account with your

5 Things Canadians Don’t Know About TFSAs

5) The Annual TFSA Limit is Now $10,000 As of 2015   [sc:can15Responsive] The federal government just increased the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit from $5,500 to $10,000 per year. This means that you can get higher interest rates or investment returns by

5 Banking Mistakes Canadians Make

5) Keeping Your Checking and Savings Account In The Same Bank   [sc:can14Reponsive] This is simply a matter of self control. Having both your checking and savings account in the same bank can make it really tempting for you to use up your savings. This

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your RRSP

5) An RRSP Isn’t an Investment Account, It’s a Holding Account   [sc:can12Responsive] You don’t have to invest your money into any mutual funds, ETFs or stocks while it is in your RRSP, even though it is probably a good idea. an RRSP could simply