Extraordinary Insights

Feb 21 2017

What Happens if You Miss the RRSP Deadline?

The RRSP contribution deadline for the 2016 tax year is March 1. If you miss the deadline, you’ll lose out on a tax break and won’t have the opportunity for your money to grow tax-free. But … Read More

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Feb 20 2017

Financial Abuse – The Invisible Weapon

I understand wanting to stay at home with your children when they’re young, having wished for it myself. Like most new moms, when my three months of maternity leave was over (all of it unpaid by the way!) and I had to go back to the office, I was devastated. I couldn’t fathom the thought of leaving my son for an hour, let alone a day. I wanted more than anything to stay home and be with my baby. I would have done nearly anything to be a stay-at-home mom. Financially, however, it was impossible for my family. Trust me, I did the math countless times, and being a banker, I was good at math!

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Feb 20 2017

[Infographic] 20 Toronto Neighbourhoods for Affordable Townhouses

Last month, the Toronto Real Estate Board reported a harsh reality for homebuyers in the region: if you want to live in a detached home, prepare to pay over a million dollars. That’s $1,336,640 to be … Read More

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