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Times are hard for savers and investors at the moment. Interest rates have been incredibly low for some time now, and people are being punished for looking after their money. However, instead of leaving your capital at the mercy of high street savings accounts, it may be time to invest in a VCT. What is [...]

No Comments Mich on Apr 9th 2014

 Canadians get a big break when we sell our homes. Complaining about taxes is almost a sport in Canada, especially when we look to our U.S. neighbours for comparisons. But there are some areas in which we actually win the tax race, and one of these is our Principal Residence Exemption provision. Americans, for example, [...]

Comments Off Mich on Mar 18th 2014

Generally, most of us want to sell our homes for as much money as possible so that we can comfortably begin a new chapter in our lives. According to USA Today, ‘green’ homes sell for up to 10% more than those that aren’t so environmentally friendly, but what’s the reason behind these statistics? ‘Green’ Changes [...]

3 Comments Mich on Oct 14th 2013

There are so many things that affect the stock market, some of which may be obvious, while others are not quite so visible.  Typically, any movement in oil prices, inflation rates, employment rates or interest rates will affect the stock market. Additionally, wars, company mergers, company buy outs, bad company reports and natural disasters affect [...]

Comments Off Mich on Oct 4th 2013

Trading can be a highly stressful environment and it is one that is fraught with risk. Many people earn substantial amounts through trading, but there are numerous risks too. Unfortunately, it is impossible to completely eliminate these risks but, there are several ways that you can manage and minimise them. Binary Options are one of [...]

1 Comment Mich on Sep 28th 2013

This is a guest post written by Juliana Weiss-Roessler. Buying real estate can be a risky endeavor, but if you do your research and invest wisely, it can really pay off in the long run. Buying a stable property and renting it out can give you a good source of additional income for relatively little [...]

2 Comments Mich on Sep 4th 2013

The following is a guest post. When you plan for the future, one of your primary concerns is obviously saving enough money to live comfortably into retirement.  However, the road to retirement is a long one to travel, and sometimes unexpected events can happen while on the journey.  As a result, you are better off [...]

3 Comments Mich on Jul 10th 2013

When having plans for future you will always pay attention to your money flow and try to save. Someone begins to think about this question when creating a new family, others start to save being a teenager or only when thinking about their retirement. For this reason it is necessary to observe a few basic [...]

6 Comments Mich on Jun 28th 2013

While the financial struggle is an everlasting battle for all of us, some seem to cope better than the others. We all have our own secret weapons in this struggle to make ends meet. And yet, as surprising as it sounds, one of the leading causes of insolvency is medical debt. For example, in Australia, [...]

1 Comment Mich on Jun 17th 2013

Speeding tickets. Late fees. Credit card interest. Overdraft fees. All of these are fees that no one should pay. They result from being careless, disorganized, impulsive or distracted. These fees you should definitely never pay and if you do, well there’s a name for those fees. Dave Ramsey coined the term, “stupid tax,” just for [...]

25 Comments Jessica Streit on May 27th 2013

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