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Monday, November 11, 2019
The ins and outs of Registered Retirement Income Funds
The RRIF (Registered Retirement Income Fund) occupies an odd space for most Canadians. Everyone has heard of them – hands down, they are th...
Monday, October 28, 2019
What To Do When Your Spouse Dies Before You – Part 2, Taxes
Two weeks ago we discussed the administrative steps people need to take when their spouse dies. The truth is, there is more to this to...
Monday, October 14, 2019
What To Do When Your Spouse Dies Before You
I have written before on what happens when someone dies: both on the administrative issues an executor needs to consider and also on the i...
Monday, September 30, 2019
Should I pay for my child’s university education?
Numbers are typically the focus of retirement planning. Will I have enough of a nest egg to support myself? When do I withdraw my retiremen...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Investing Like Your Grandmother (or Grandfather). The Results May Surprise You
When I was a young accountant and happened upon an estate return, I was often amazed at how much wealth the grandmother had accumulated at ...
Monday, September 2, 2019
The Best of The Blunt Bean Counter - The Taboo of Asking Family Members for Money
This summer I am posting the best of The Blunt Bean Counter blog while I work on my golf game. I actually just returned from a golf trip t...
Monday, August 26, 2019
The Best of The Blunt Bean Counter - What Small Business Owners Need to Know - The Debits and Credits of Shareholder Loans
This summer I am posting the "best of" The Blunt Bean Counter blog while I work on my golf game. Today, I am re-posting a March,...
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