Tag: Family Budget

Uber-Active Little Man Eats Rainbows – Most of the time…

| June 7, 2013 | 3 Comments
Uber-Active Little Man Eats Rainbows – Most of the time…

Here’s the thing.  Little Man isn’t so little.  He was almost 10 pounds at birth and 24 inches long. Now, he’s 3.5 years old and he’s already 3 feet 7 inches tall and weighs in at a muscular 45 pounds. He’s long, thin and has no bum to speak of.  Seriously, no bum. Every time […]

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Just what is this RRSP Home Buyers’ Plan? – Part 1of 3

| May 21, 2013 | 4 Comments
Just what is this RRSP Home Buyers’ Plan? – Part 1of 3

Under the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP), you and your spouse can withdraw up to $25,000 from an RRSP to buy or build a home. The HBP withdrawal limits were increased to $25,000 from $20,000 as part of the 2009 Budget. Unlike regular withdrawals from an RRSP, withdrawals that meet all applicable HBP conditions do not […]

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Nothing is more romantic than talking about your finances

| February 14, 2013 | 3 Comments
Nothing is more romantic than talking about your finances

  Since Valentine’s day is near I thought I would talk about what is running through the minds of everyone  trying to find that special gift to show their spouse how much they love them, “Do I have enough room on my credit card to buy that box of chocolates and flowers?”  Financial trouble, and […]

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How can you tell if your suffering from a holiday spending hangover?

| January 27, 2013 | 1 Comment
How can you tell if your suffering from a holiday spending hangover?

It’s the middle of January and the Christmas bills should start rolling in. If your like most families you ended up spending a little more than you planned to over the holidays. I’m not going to start with the “You outta know better” guilt trip, instead I’d rather give you some help diagnosing and getting […]

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