Mental Health & The Correlation Between Addiction & Debt

Addiction and personal debt, two troubling problems that unfortunately feed the initial sickness. However, it is imperative to understand that these displeasing scenarios can both be overcome with perseverance, focus, dedication, and even outside help. Someone who may be actively addicted to drugs, alcohol, or any other addiction for that matter, generally tends to spend […]

Free $50!-ING DIRECT Canada Becomes Tangerine

About a year ago Scotiabank bought ING DIRECT Canada for $3.1 Billion and part of the agreement required Scotiabank to change the name from ING DIRECT. What did Canada’s third largest lender decide to call it? Tangerine. Tangerine will be operating as an independent unit from Scotiabank and Peter Aceto has promised that Tangerine will […]

Tax Audits – Simple and Sound Advice on How to Avoid One

Are you worried about being audited by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)? You are not alone.  For many Canadians, receiving a letter from the CRA saying you have been selected for an audit can be terrifying.  But it doesn’t have to be. Cleo Hamel, a senior tax analyst with H&R Block, offers the following suggestions […]