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Earning money in the sharing economy? Make sure you know the tax rules

Earning money in the sharing economy? Make sure you know the tax rules

The sharing economy makes it easier for people or businesses to connect directly with others who can provide them with products and services they want. Whether you’re renting out your cottage to help fund your retirement, driving for a ride-sharing company, or selling goods and services using online platforms or an app, there are plenty […]

Beware of dishonest tax schemes that promise to reduce your taxes

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Beware of dishonest tax schemes that promise to reduce your taxes

As Canadians get ready to file their 2018 taxes, the Canada Revenue Agency is reminding everyone to be cautious of tax schemes. These questionable schemes often use false information and target vulnerable taxpayers like students, seniors and newcomers. Some dishonest tax schemes can promise to reduce what you owe or convince you to pay less […]

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Five steps to start investing with little money

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Five steps to start investing with little money

Investment funds are an affordable and accessible option for diversifying your savings, even for modest investors. You don’t need a lot of money to begin investing. An investment fund is a pool of money from many individual investors that is professionally managed by a portfolio manager who selects the stocks, bonds and/or other securities for […]

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Protect yourself from new banking risks

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Protect yourself from new banking risks

Financial technology is constantly evolving, and the nonstop influx of new digital banking options is proof of that. Financial technology, or fintech, refers to any kind of technological innovation used to support or provide financial services, such as online transactions though you tablets or smartphone. These innovations are bringing about major changes in the financial […]

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Money tips for your teens: How to be a good saver

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Money tips for your teens: How to be a good saver

Teaching our children about earning and spending is fairly common practice. But what about saving? What did you first save for?  How did you learn to save? Learning how to save can be one of the most valuable – and rewarding – financial skills we can pass on to our children. As your kids get […]

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Free tax help for small business owners

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Free tax help for small business owners

If you’re a small business owner, you have a lot to keep up with when it comes to balancing the books and filing your taxes. Fortunately, there are resources you can take advantage of to help you. One thing to keep in mind is the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Liaison Officer service. This free program […]

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