Disability Tax Credit Application Cost Couple $1629 (Sample Letter)
Government

Disability Tax Credit Application Cost Couple $1629 (Sample Letter)

THERE MAY BE MONEY FOR YOU IN DISABILITY TAX CREDITS There are tax credits for disabled people most popular being The Disability Tax Credit in Canada but knowing where to look and how to apply takes time. Applying for the Revenue Canada disability tax credit certificate was something I did to help our friends’ parents…

Free Trade Agreement: Planning for a stronger Canada
Government

Free Trade Agreement: Planning for a stronger Canada

WHO CUT THE CHEESE PRICE?   The Free Trade agreement in principle was recently signed between Canada and the European Union.  It was hailed as a significant step to boosting the economy of Canada while having minimal negative impact for Canadians. Free trade   So what is a Free Trade Agreement?  Essentially it eliminates tariffs or…

New Canadian ePassport is around the corner for Canadians
Immigration/Permanent Resident Canada

New Canadian ePassport is around the corner for Canadians

Standardized Passports Should Be The Norm   Check your Canadian passport expiry date because passport fees are going up July 1, 2013 and with good reason. If you haven’t heard of the ePassport, read on.  If you like to budget like us, then you will have to save for your passport renewal fees every month…

Employment and HR | Students

Summer Jobs For Students: Tips For Finding The Perfect Job

By: Katrina Now that school is over, at least for College and University students, it’s time once again to find those perfect summer job opportunities.  For the majority of students, the summer means 4 solid months of money-making time that should not be wasted. So, what can you do to make the most of those months to…

Emigrating to Canada: Should I Rent Out My House?
Immigration/Permanent Resident Canada

Emigrating to Canada: Should I Rent Out My House?

Things To Consider Before Your Move To Canada  Canada seems to be a popular destination for UK citizens looking to start a new, more fulfilling life. Over the past few years, I’ve known 3 or 4 different couples who’ve taken the plunge and made the tough decision to leave their life in the UK behind…

Canadian Law: Jury Duty In Canada Can Take Its Toll On Your Budget
Canadian Law

Canadian Law: Jury Duty In Canada Can Take Its Toll On Your Budget

THE ONE LETTER THAT MOST PEOPLE DREAD IN CANADA Jury Duty.. Not me…No way. Think again! While we were out for a walk back a couple of days ago we stopped by the post box to get the mail. Mrs. CBB started to read out loud, “A letter from the Ministry of the Attorney General, I wonder…

Employment and HR

Multi-tasking-Saving or Wasting Time and Money For Employers

You’ve heard it before or you even said in a job interview that one of your of your greatest strengths was your ability to multi-task. For most you would assume that this is what employers want to hear by saying you can think and do more than one thing at the same time. Do all…

How To Build Credit In Canada As A Permanent Resident
Immigration/Permanent Resident Canada

How To Build Credit In Canada As A Permanent Resident

STARTING OVER IN A NEW COUNTRY TAKES TIME BUT IT’S POSSIBLE If you are wanting to build credit in a new country where you are a permanent resident it’s not easy, but it’s certainly possible. Building credit was one of those things that I had no idea I was going to face when I moved…

Employment and HR

15 Strategies to Survive Unemployment, Job Loss, Injury Or Disability

Don’t Assume Nothing Will Ever Happen To You When unemployment looms, you’re laid off, disabled or injured on the job, money may temporarily stop coming but the bills never stop. Are you prepared for this type of serious situation if it happens? Red Alert….panic sets in, frustration, stress, what will you do?   Collection agencies…