How I Became Passionate About Money Management

Growing up, the local credit union in my town set up a program where kids could bring money to school with them and have it deposited into their bank accounts. Every month, I would try to fill up my deposit envelope as much as I could. I’d save my birthday money, my allowance, and whatever I could find in the couch. I would retain a few dollars for myself, so I could afford to buy candy, but other than that it all went towards my savings. Looking back, I wasn’t…

Income Splitting

Income Splitting in 2018

On December 13, 2017, Canada’s Finance Minister announced the revised tax measures that relate to income sprinkling by business owners and their families. Income sprinkling refers to a strategy often used by high income businesses or incorporated professionals to redirect their income to lower earning family members to decrease their tax burden. The tax laws are…