By the time a person reaches adulthood, it is a pretty good bet that he or she will have at least a passing familiarity with the stock market. But if you’re interested in putting your money into stocks, it’s probably a better idea to have more than a “passing familiarity”, don’t you think? This post is an overview of the purpose and structure of the stock market in Canada.
One of the places I don’t like surprises in my life is in my utility bills. Every month, it feels like the city is judging me based on how many resources I’ve used. I don’t always do as well as I would like. Then, to really drive the point home, they charge me for my gluttonous use of their water and electricity. I realise that I have to pay for what I use, but when bills can vary as much as $70 from month to month, I don’t like the kick in the gut I get from receiving a higher-than-average bill. The solution: sign up for an Equalized Payment Plan.
It’s no secret how expensive it is to raise kids. It is also no secret that as a society, we are not as active or fit as we used to be. The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit attempts to address both of these problems.