Money: Benefits of Aging

By Michael L. Crawford, BA(Hons), CMA No matter how you feel about getting older, it is unavoidable. But when it comes to taxes, getting older can even be a good thing. If you are resident in Canada and you are a taxpayer who turns 65 on or…

Managing Your Money

Bill Knight is the Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). He lives and works in Ottawa. Credit Reports and Credit Scores: What Small Businesses Should Know Small business owners and the self-employed know how…

Kids: Who’s Minding the Children?

By Sandra Fletcher The call came in to my office mid-afternoon. I had only been back to work for 4 months and my sons were at a day care near our home. My oldest, then 3, had run head first into a wall and wouldn’t stop crying no matter…

Tax Matters: Learning for Life

by Michael L. Crawford, BA (Hons), CMA It does not matter what industry you work in or where you are in your career you can be sure that education is in your future if you want to succeed. In fact the Canadian government believes that…