Question. Hi, I read recently that the TFSA limit has been increased this year, and I want to make sure I’m maximizing my contributions. I find it’s often quite stressful to come up with the money for contribution. This year, with the higher limit, I just know I’m going to have a hard time again, and I’d like to be […]
Question. Hi, I’ve heard that the TFSA limit has been increased. Does this mean I can put in $6,000 this year? And is the deadline the same as the RRSP deadline? Do you have any advice or suggestions to help me better understand how this works? Answer. You are correct – the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) limit for 2019 […]
Question: Hi, I have my non-registered investments at ModernAdvisor and really enjoy the platform and the service. However, I haven’t opened an RRSP or TFSA yet. The reason is that I’m not sure if I will stay in Canada for the remainder of my career. My question is, what would happen to my RRSP and TFSA if I were to […]
As we head into the holidays and the home stretch of 2016, now’s the perfect time to make sure you’ve covered your financial bases for year end. Here are our top tips for getting your financial house in order before the new year. Look at your capital losses. If you sold investments earlier in the year at a profit and don’t […]
This infographic includes information about Tax-free Savings Accounts, eligibility criteria, acceptable investments, contribution limits as well as interesting TFSA statistics.
Most people know the biggest advantage of using an RRSP is the tax savings. But do you know how to maximize that refund? Or choose when a TFSA might be better? We break it down so you can make those decisions in minutes. Below is a table of the income tax brackets (applicable to BC). Since ModernAdvisor is based in […]
So, you’ve saved up $10,000. Good work! That’s easier said than done these days. The next thing you may be considering is; “what is the best thing I can do with my money?” Of course, each person’s financial situation is different, so we’ve put together 4 of the most commonly asked questions to provide you with some easily applicable guidance […]