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Are TFSAs only good for the rich?

by Larry MacDonald for Money Sense Magazine At the start of the year, the annual contribution limit for Tax-Free Savings Accounts rose by $500, allowing Canadians to shelter $5,500 in investments from tax each year, in addition to whatever…
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If you had a crippling accident or were diagnosed with a critical illness tomorrow, would your family be able to cope?

by Julie Cazzin, for Money Sense Ten years ago, Janet Freedman was rushing out the door of her home for work. Her arms loaded with tax returns, she missed a step on the stairs on her front porch and fell, hitting her head on the concrete.…
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Cover your bases in case of an emergency

No matter how much we plan, things can and do go wrong. Here’s how to prepare yourself financially. By Gail Vaz-Oxlade for MoneySense.ca The mouse in Scottish poet Robbie Burns’s To a Mouse on Turning her up in her Nest with a Plough teaches…
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Cover your bases in case of an emergency

No matter how much we plan, things can and do go wrong. Here’s how to prepare yourself financially. By Gail Vaz-Oxlade for MoneySense.ca The mouse in Scottish poet Robbie Burns’s To a Mouse on Turning her up in her Nest with a Plough teaches…