Taxes

What Do Property Taxes Pay For?

Tonight a new Mayor of Toronto will be named. The campaign has been long and I can’t wait for it to end and for the city to move forward from its troubled reputation. Many voters…

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Collecting CPP and OAS while Living Abroad

Collecting CPP and OAS While Living Abroad

Did you know that collecting CPP and OAS while living abroad is possible? With retirement comes a lot of freedom and for many Canadians, that means the opportunity to travel more. For some Canadians, it…

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what to do if you havent filed taxes in years

What to do if You Haven’t Filed Taxes in Years

Filing your taxes in Canada is a straightforward process that needs to be done every year. If your taxes are simple, it shouldn’t take too long to do. However, sometimes people forget (or intentionally avoid)…

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TurboTax Live Full Service Review

TurboTax Live Full Service Review

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TurboTax Canada. All opinions are my own. It’s that time of year again: tax season. Which, for most of us, adds a lot of…

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TurboTax Self-Employed Review

TurboTax Self-Employed Review

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TurboTax. All opinions are my own. For many self-employed individuals, working with an accountant is something that would be nice to do, but it…

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8 Goals for Every Freelancer

8 Goals for Every Freelancer

I started freelancing in 2014. It happened by accident as a company reached out to me to write an article for them. I instantly said yes because I wanted the extra income, but I had…

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How to Keep Your Finances in Order as a Digital Nomad

If you have the ability to work remotely (or you’re looking for a job that allows you to do so) there’s a good chance you’ve thought about being a digital nomad. It makes perfect sense,…

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When Should You Consider Using the Services of a Licensed Insolvency Trustee

When Should You Consider Using the Services of a Licensed Insolvency Trustee?

Unfortunately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about bankruptcy and consumer proposals as of late. With debt at an all-time high, people are just looking at their options and hoping for a new start.…

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4 Ways to Save Money on Your Taxes When You Have a Side Hustle

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Turbotax. All opinions are my own. Side hustles have become a big thing over the last few years. If you’re unfamiliar with the term,…

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Avoid These Tax Mistakes if You’re a Freelancer

Recently, Intuit Canada released a study on “The Rise of the Self-Employed Economy.” The study found that half of Canada’s workforce will be freelance by 2020. At first, this number seems high, but when I…

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