Starting your Career

Who

  • Age 21 to 34 Years Old
  • Starting your career
  • Finished school

Priorities

  • Pay off debts, student loans, credit cards
  • Establish an emergency fund
  • Start a Budget (Download our app!)
  • Pay yourself first: start a regular savings plan
    • Downpayment for a home
    • Save for large purchases: such as car,
    • Start saving for your retirement
  • Review your benefits from work including your health and disability benefits.

Useful Articles for Starters

A Summary of Proposed Tax Changes in 2017

The month of July saw a set of proposed tax changes announced by the Federal Minister of Canada which are potentially the most impactful and significant amendments since the large-scale tax reform of 1972.

The Duties Of An Executor

An executor is an individual or institution that is named in a will whose duty is to distribute estate assets according to the testator’s wishes. Acting as an executor can be stressful and time consuming so it is a good idea for a testator to make his or her choice wisely, and for someone who is asked to be an executor to investigate and review exactly what the job entails.

Donating to Charity Using Life Insurance

If you are interested in creating a legacy at your death by making a charitable donation, you may wish to investigate using life insurance for that purpose.

Federal Budget 2017: Business

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the government’s 2017 federal budget on March 22, 2017. The budget expects a deficit of $23 billion for fiscal 2016-2017 and forecasts a deficit of $28.5 billion for 2017-2018. Learn what the budget means for small business owners.