If you depend on fixed-income investments for at least part of your income, you probably haven’t been too happy in recent years, as interest rates have hit historic lows. Nonetheless, even in a low-rate environment, you can broaden the income-producing … Read the rest
Drivers Turning to 511 Alberta to see Road Ahead
511 Alberta helped 1.2 million web visitors make safer travel decisions during its first year.
“We would like to thank the public, our highway maintenance contractors and our partners for your … Read the rest
This February, Alberta’s Transportation Minister, Wayne Drysdale, celebrated 511 Alberta’s first anniversary with the launch of 511 Mobile: a greatly enhanced version of the 511 Alberta website for viewing on most mobile devices.
Travellers seeking road reports on their mobile … Read the rest
Estate Considerations for RRSP, RRIF and TFSA Holders
One of the best gifts you can leave your spouse and family is an orderly and well thought-out estate plan. For many Canadians, their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), Registered Retirement Income … Read the rest
Tax return choices-spend or invest?
Many Canadians look forward to an annual tax refund from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). It’s a mini-windfall-and it’s tempting to spend the money on something frivolous.
But there are other uses for your refund. … Read the rest
Albertans to help develop transportation plan
The Redford government is asking Albertans to think big and help the province create an integrated, long-term Transportation Strategy.
The strategy – which focuses on multiple travel options, connections and ways to move people … Read the rest
A key element of planning for your retirement is making sure that you’ll have sufficient income after you retire. A portion of that may come from reliable sources like a pension plan, government benefits, annuities and perhaps part-time employment. But … Read the rest