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Time is running out to qualify for Ottawa’s $1,350 home renovation tax credit, and you have even less time to make use of year-end tax strategies. So here a few timely reminders. You have until Feb. 1 to spend $10,000 on qualifying items or work to earn the maximum renovation credit, and more than $1,000...
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Larry MacDonald Published on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009 6:19AM EST Last updated on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009 6:32PM EST This article is the third in a series on personal finance and investing at different stages of your life. As some issues may overlap the different stages of life, they could be covered in a prior...
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Thursday, November 26, 2009 7:11 PM Reproduced with thanks from Scott Adams’ blog with The Globe and Mail Stocks that qualify as dividend artistocrats By Scott Adams What are we looking for? Good dividend stocks. CIBC World Markets economists Avery Shenfeld, and Peter Buchanan yesterday recommended investors start moving more money out of money market...
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Last week James Daw of the Toronto Star wrote an excellent informative piece on yet another reason why we should all care about our credit scores. I don’t like it at all, but the fact is property insurance companies peek at our credit scores as part of the underwriting process. Make sure your credit score...
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There was a rapid demise of dozens of so called sub prime lenders shortly after the real estate bust of over a year ago, but things have been quiet since then. Till today, November 30, 2009, when a small but useful company called Adobe Mortgage Corporation quietly closed their doors for further business. Abode Mortgage...
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Many thanks to Karen Adler, CIRP, who reviewed, proofed, and improved this series of posts. Karen is also a federally-licensed Trustee in Bankruptcy, Administrator of Consumer Proposals, and Insolvency Counselor with Rumanek and Co. Karen has contributed to the educational materials and development of the national CIRP Qualification Program for trustees, and conducts online seminars...
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