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How much of your investment returns do you really keep?
How would a 50% pay cut change your life over the next couple of decades? Well, if you are an investor, seemingly modest fees can have the same life...
Mar 24, 2017 | Add Comment | Metroland Media


How much of your investment returns do you really keep?

Kate Smalley

How much of your investment returns do you really keep? Here's why every investor needs to know...

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Money Matters | Mar 21, 2017
Toronto-Danforth MPP Peter Tabuns

East Toronto MPP pushes for increased rent protection

A private members’ bill introduced earlier this week in the House of Commons is aiming to ensure Ontarians aren’t forced...

Beach Mirror | by Joanna Lavoie
Ontario | Mar 21, 2017
Housing demands

ACORN 'moves into' York West MPP Mario Sergio's office

About a dozen members and organizers of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) ‘moved into’ York...

North York Mirror | by Fannie Sunshine
Work because you want to, not because you have to

Work because you want to, not because you have to

Isn’t that the dream? Well, it’s totally possible and Jonathan Chevreau will show you how. CFO of the Financial Independence...

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Business | Mar 16, 2017

Should you borrow to boost your down payment?

Mortgage premium hikes reduce case for borrowing to boost down payment: brokers

City Hall | Mar 14, 2017
Payday lenders

New rules may hurt Toronto payday lenders, but won't end need for cash

Toronto councillors want the province to help the city restrict cash shops they see as predators in their...

North York Mirror | by Mike Adler
Money Matters | Mar 12, 2017
CRA website

UPDATE: Tax returns can once again be filed electronically on CRA website

Internet vulnerability addressed by agency by Sunday night

Aurora Banner | by Lisa Queen
Mar 02, 2017

Middle class Torontonians feeling the squeeze

North York resident Cathleen Trinh, mom to three-year-old Charlie, keeps a fairly tight rein on her finances. Trinh, who...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Joanna Lavoie
Mar 01, 2017

Free income tax clinics for west end Toronto residents

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services will hold free income tax clinics in March and April at 761 Jane...

York Guardian | Add Comment
Feb 24, 2017

Canadians don't have a saving problem – they have a fee problem, pt. 1

It can feel like everywhere you turn the financial industry is shouting at you to, “Save more!” Telling you you're not saving...

Metroland Media | 1 Comment | by Nest Wealth
Feb 17, 2017

WEALTH MATTERS: How CARP is working to improve investor protection for Canadians

CARP is working with organizations and the government to strengthen investor protection, especially for aging and retired...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Kate Smalley
Feb 16, 2017

Parkdale-High Park MP Arif Virani hosting community tax clinics

Parkdale-High Park MP Arif Virani will be hosting several tax clinics in the community to help low-income families and...

Bloor West Villager | Add Comment
Feb 10, 2017

Nine-year-old Toronto tax whiz takes media by storm

After being profiled in The Mirror last year for her impressive tax skills, nine-year-old Carlie Weinreb of North York is...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Fannie Sunshine
Feb 10, 2017

WEALTH MATTERS: 5 robo advisor myths revisited

There’s still a lot of misunderstanding surrounding how they work, so we’re addressing the five biggest myths about robo...

Metroland Media | 1 Comment | by Nest Wealth
Feb 03, 2017

WEALTH MATTERS: What is your money for? Setting a vision for retirement savings

We use the term "retirement" frequently but don’t often consider what it means to each of us. What does retirement actually...

Metroland Media | 2 Comments | by Kate Smalley
Feb 01, 2017

Doing your homework in designing your home office

If you’re one of the 1.1 million Canadians who work from home (according to Census figures from 2011), you know the benefits....

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Vicky Sanderson
Feb 01, 2017

Housing choice and prices in the GTA: An inconvenient truth

The affordability of housing in the Greater Toronto Area is a serious issue and one that we have been raising for several...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Brian Tuckey

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