FINANCE & MONEY
Being house rich and cash poor is absurd but, for many of us, the reality is that the end of the month means not enough cash inflow and too many outstanding expenses. Let’s face it, the costs of housing, childcare, and debt service have increased well over our take-home incomes in many cases.
Saturday, 22 April 2017 13:24

Top 10 Reasons You're Paying Too Much In Taxes

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Whether you like it or not, taxes affect all of us. In fact, it is probably the biggest household expense (assuming you have a decent job or business), yet most people do nothing to manage their taxes. Here are top 10 reasons why you may be paying too much in taxes. 
Helping clients with business strategies, solutions, and motivation is my passion. I especially love helping clients plan and prepare before they start their own business or purchase an existing one.
One of the hardest things to do in the world is starting a business, of any kind.
Saturday, 25 March 2017 22:19

4 Easy Steps To Growing Your Business

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My entrepreneurial journey began when I was 20 years old and enrolled in Centennial College.
Thursday, 23 March 2017 13:12

13 Ways The 2017 Federal Budget Affects You

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The 2017 federal budget is out and there are some MAJOR changes you should pay attention to. 
Friday, 03 March 2017 11:55

How Prepared Are You For An Audit?

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Following the increase in activities in the Canadian real estate market over the last couple of years, the CRA currently has a significant audit initiative underway that will impact taxpayers buying and selling real estate.
Sunday, 16 October 2016 10:48

How To Get Guaranteed Income For Life

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A workplace pension is a great thing because you know that you will have guaranteed income for life when you retire.
Saturday, 03 September 2016 08:22

The Kind of Insurance Parents Don't Want To Talk About

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Let me say straight off the bat that the thought of your child dying (no matter how old they are) is a morbid thought and as the father of a 21 year old son the thought never crosses my mind.
Saturday, 16 April 2016 11:59

Buying Insurance is Buying Money At Discount

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You probably never thought of it but if you have ever purchased any form of insurance, you actually purchased money at a discount.
Monday, 04 April 2016 04:26

Spring Into These Tax Advantages

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I am an advocate for paying one’s fair share of taxes, after all, for the most part we do get value for our tax dollars in Canada.
In my practice I have found that many of the difficult interactions with CRA can be avoided by a simple shift in how we approach them.
Sunday, 28 February 2016 15:37

Wealth Or The Absence Thereof Is A Choice

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Recently I met with a couple to discuss their insurance and retirement goals and surprisingly the husband said he didn’t believe in life insurance or leaving money for anyone else to spend when he passed away.
Those of us who are self-employed create the reality we want, at our own pace and don’t have the luxury of having an employer set up and administer pension and benefit plans on our behalf; which means we have to do it ourselves.
Monday, 21 December 2015 09:56

Why An RESP Alone Won't Cut It

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Many Canadian parents save in an RESP for the purpose of funding their children’s post-secondary education.
You've heard the saying before, think big!
Friday, 27 November 2015 13:18

How To Pay The Lowest Income Tax Possible

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It's November, and if you're a business owner that means it's the time of year you should be thinking about how to minimize your income tax.
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 18:19

How To Minimize Probate Fees and Taxes Upon Death

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When someone passes away, their estate is subject to a process known as probate, and you may have heard this phrase, “The will has to go through Probate” before the assets in someone’s estate can be distributed to beneficiaries. 
Friday, 04 September 2015 20:44

Nothing Will Happen To Me

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I have heard from many people from all walks of life, in many different situations the phrase “Nothing will happen to me”. 
Thursday, 27 August 2015 14:38

The Invisible Employee

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Is there an invisible employee on your team? 
The rationale for purchasing life insurance is pretty simple and obvious, you want to make sure that in the event of your premature death your family won't be saddled with debt or struggle financially. 
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