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A Tax Savings Debate: RRSP or TFSA?

To help Canadians save money for the future without an additional tax burden, the Government introduced the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) in 2009. It is likely the most important personal savings vehicle since the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) came into effect in 1957. Having the additional savings option, while... Continue reading »

The Bitcoin Breakthrough

A software glitch, distributed denial of service attack or my personal favourite, 'transaction malleability', were reasons cited over the past few days for shutting down major exchanges for everyone's favourite digital currency - Bitcoin. Bitcoin, as you've heard, is the decentralized digital currency and payment system that has captured worldwide... Continue reading »