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Students Will Owe $30K by Graduation: Debt Management Critical

Posted: September 08, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Debt Management, Tax Planning, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, TFSA, RESP, rrsp, education savings, distinguished financial advisor, financial education, professional development, post-secondary education, CE Summit, student debt, student loans, CIBC poll, back-to-school, Marcia Elaschuk, consumer debt, reducing debt, debt solutions

Three-quarters (74 per cent) of Canadian post-secondary students believe they will need to supplement their schooling with more training after graduation, despite already spending on average $14,000 each year and expecting to owe $30,000 in debt by the time they complete their current program.

Evelyn Jacks: Average Refund Up to $1655

Posted: August 07, 2014
Posted in: Breaking News, Tax Planning , TFSA, RRSP calculator, rrsp

The interest-free loans Canadians give to their governments keeps rising – it’s up from $1646 in the 2012 tax filing year to $1655 in 2013 – that’s $138 a month that could be going into TFSAs or RRSPs instead.

March 3 – RRSP Contribution Deadline

Posted: February 26, 2014
Posted in: Breaking News, Investment & Retirement , RRSP contribution

Don’t forget the RRSP contribution deadline of March 3, to maximize your 2013 RRSP deduction and reduce net and taxable income.

Evelyn Jacks: RRSP or TFSA?

Posted: February 26, 2014
Posted in: Breaking News, Investment & Retirement, Tax Planning , TFSA, rrsp

Are you making choices between investing in a TFSA or an RRSP? Which should come first?

Be Sure to Make Your RRSP Contributions

Posted: February 18, 2014
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Tax Tips, Investment & Retirement, Tax Planning , RRSP contribution, RRSP deadline

The deadline for making your final RRSP contribution for the 2013 tax year is quickly approaching – Monday, March 3.

Evelyn Jacks: The Groundhog, the Cupid…and the Link to Wealth Planning

Posted: February 06, 2014
Posted in: Breaking News, Tax Planning , Wealth planning, TFSA, Evelyn Jacks, rrsp

It’s February, and that means that the Groundhog and Cupid vie for our attention. They seem to personify the challenge Canadians have with their fiscal balancing act: the ongoing lure to demonstrate love through wallets, with the fiscal obligations to spend and plan for our futures responsibility.