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Could selling a vacation property affect government pensions? Sep 2nd

Q. I was wondering what would happen if I sold my mobile home this year for $100,000. Currently, I receive Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement benefits totalling about $1,800 a month. Would the sale affect my pensions? –Colleen A. When you sell what is known as .... More »
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The power of a last will and testament: How your final wishes can make an impact + MORE Aug 28th

We know that more than half of Canadian adults do not have a will. There are a variety of reasons for this, but one of the notions most commonly expressed by holdouts is that “it’s obvious who will be getting my estate.” In most cases, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, if you.... More »

U.S. banning use of WeChat, TikTok, citing national security reasons - Sep 18th

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Wealthsimple review 2020 Sep 17th

Maybe you’re here for our Wealthsimple review because its slick ads featuring frank talk on finances from Hollywood actors, such as Mark Duplass and Aubrey Plaza, made you curious. Or maybe its highly relatable celebrity social media posts, like Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness declaring his First .... More »

The right way to sell stocks during COVID-19 + MORE Sep 18th

It’s becoming increasingly likely that the economic recovery from COVID-19 will be long and drawn out, which is not good considering that 3 million have been laid off over the last two months. Since the crisis began in Canada, MoneySense has been telling readers to hang tight with their portfolio .... More »
Nick was doing deliveries for a friend with a catering service prior to the pandemic. In March, he applied for another driving job.
“That would have fit well with my parental duties and freelance writing gigs.” he says. “The guy was ready to give it to me right then and there, but the company that contracted him put things on hold while they waited to see where this pandemic was going. 
“We’re still waiting.”
“We” includes Nick’s wife, Nora, who also had to put a lot of plans on hold thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Their names have been changed to protect their privacy.) An alternative health practitioner, she had recently self-published a book and had plans to do a regional promotional tour. “She was still seeing clients thanks to her already being set up for virtual sessions,” says Nick. “[In July] she saw her first in-person client since March, adopting the same protocols as registered massage therapists to keep everyone safe.” 
While Nora wasn’t eligible for government financial aid because she was still making money, Nick says he applied for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) as soon as it was available…

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