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A Workforce of Freelancers: Almost Half by 2020

Posted: September 17, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , President - Knowledge Bureau, self-employed, Evelyn Jacks, proprietorship taxes, Canadian economy, entrepreneur, proprietorship, gig economy, freelance, moonlighting, business leader, tax for self employed, tax prearation, Canadian workforce

Traditionally, 85 percent of Canada’s workforce has consisted of the employed. But that’s about to change: 45 percent of Canada’s workforce will be “on demand” or “freelancing” by 2020 *. This is a continuation of an upward trend that started with the financial crisis of 2008. This also means an increasing number of Canadians need to revisit what kind of tax and financial planning they should be doing.

U.S Tax Reforms and NAFTA: They Impact Canadian Taxpayers

Posted: May 08, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, President - Knowledge Bureau, Evelyn Jacks, evergreen explanatory notes, ce credits, snowbirds, tax education, financial education, financial workshops, Knowledge Journal, Dean Smith, Trump, NAFTA, Canadian Competitiveness, cross-border tax, US tax reform, foreign income, taxpayers abroad, C. Russell Vert, free course trials

Is it still a good idea for snowbirds to own property in the U.S.? Do you have clients who have children studying in the States or a son or daughter marrying a U.S. citizen? How will Canadian small business tax reforms co-mingle with the most significant U. S. tax reform since 1986?

Gender Wage Gaps: Women Make Big Strides in Accounting

Posted: April 06, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, President - Knowledge Bureau, gender equality, bookkeeping courses, financial education, accounting courses, online courses, accounting jobs, online campus, women in the workplace, wage gaps, accounting employment, budget 2018 Evelyn Jacks

In the accounting and finance industry, a lot has changed since the 1950s. Today this field is of particular appeal to women, as they now make up a widening majority (58 Percent) of its workforce. Earnings for women have also doubled, making this an excellent career choice. 

Warmest Wishes to You and Yours this Holiday Season!

Posted: December 19, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , President - Knowledge Bureau, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Happy Holidays, holiday hours, knowledge bureau team

At this special time of the year, we like to pause to think about all we are grateful for, and that’s first and foremost our treasured relationship with you. Thank you for your commitment, your friendship and support.

Debt Management Series: Mortgage Debt Management Matters

Posted: November 21, 2017 By : Marcia Elaschuk
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Debt Management, Real Wealth Management, President - Knowledge Bureau, Financial Advisor, Evelyn Jacks, Investing, tax courses, wealth management, financial education, CE summits, Marcia Elaschuk, mortgages, debt strategies, new mortgage rules, stress test

As of October 17, 2017 new mortgage rules were introduced that could change the way Canadians approach debt management. Advisors, we’ve prepared this resource to share with your clients so they understand how mortgages play a significant role in debt management strategies.