How to File your Business Receipts

How to File your Business Receipts

Are you self-employed and not sure what to do with all the receipts?

Learn how I file my receipts and how I keep it to a quarterly task – that’s four times a year, an hour, tops, each time. I’ll also share with you the free platform I use online to track income and expenses too.

Why is this important to do?

If you have ever been audited by the tax people then you know that keeping the proper documentation, meaning RECIEPTS, is the only way to go. 

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How to Organize your Home Finances

How to Organize your Home Finances

I wear a few hats as the “CEO” of my household so keeping a smooth running home can be overwhelming.  A simple system has helped me think less when it comes to organizing my home finances, especially, when life throws those unforeseen curve balls.

My peace of mind when it comes to paying bills, filing statements for tax time, and having statements organized, to easily do up a budget did not happen over night.   This system took the last decade to get to the point that it’s at.  I tried a variety of other methods and only kept the good, dumping the bad. 

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Am I Contributing Enough to my RRSP?

Am I Contributing Enough to my RRSP?

Do you ever wonder how much is enough to retire or feel behind on what you have saved so far?  Don’t feel alone! Some analysts claim 60% of Canadians are saving for retirement.  Of course these are surveys completed by companies that may only have a sample group of 2000 people. This 60 percent of Canadians number seems very high to me so I did a bit more digging…this time on the Stats Canada website.

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Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Home

Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Home

There is something that drives most of us to be home owners rather than renters. It could be that we don’t want to waste money on something that we actually won’t own at the end of the day and/or it is a sign that we are responsible and successful adults.  Whatever the reason may be, I would like to share two areas of concern to ensure you are not just following an emotion to own but are thinking about the financial variables of ownership.

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DIY Investing: What Online Brokerage to Use?

DIY Investing: What Online Brokerage to Use?

There are various routes to access the stock market when it comes to investing your hard-earned cash. You may seek out a wealth advisor or investment advisor that works at an investment firm, or a financial planner who works at a bank or at a mutual fund/insurance company.

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