Posts Categorized: Tax

Alternative Strategy ETFs Part 2: Infrastructure ETFs

Non-traditional ETFs can provide a better risk adjust return for your portfolio. In part 1 we discussed covered call ETFs. Now we look at another interesting alternative strategy available as though ETFs, Infrastructure. Do-it-yourself investors have often gravitated to the simplicity of the couch potato… Read more

How are my investments taxed?

“The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes.” ~Albert Einstein When a man, who is believed to be one of the smartest people of the 20th century, has an issue with the way income is taxed, you can rest assured that it… Read more

What should you do with your tax refund?

The tax deadline has come and gone, and some Canadians will soon be receiving a tax refund from the Canada Revenue Agency. In fact, 58% of Canadians expect to get some money back this tax season. Before you get too excited, remember: a tax refund… Read more

A Guide to the 2015 Canadian Federal Budget

Joe Oliver, the Minister of Finance, unveiled Canada’s economic budget on Tuesday, April 21st. Below we highlight some of the key budget items for Canadians. Sources and References: Government of Canada – 2015 Federal Budget Page CBC News – Conservatives dig into a contingency to… Read more