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  • Ontario’s basic income plan poses a threat to existing social programs
    Ontario’s basic income plan poses a threat to existing social programs Insight

    When the Ontario Government proposed a universal basic income, those on welfare and disability income support probably took notice.

    Ontario’s basic income plan poses a threat to existing social programs

    When the Ontario Government proposed a universal basic income, those on welfare and disability income support probably took notice.

  • Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge Reuters

    Facebook Inc's quarterly revenue rose more than 50 percent, handily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing …

    Facebook Inc's quarterly revenue rose more than 50 percent, handily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending. Facebook also announced it will create a new class of non-voting shares in a move aimed …

  • Hot NY startup ClassPass just made a big change to how it works, and some people will have to pay more
    Gym rats are outraged ClassPass raised its prices Yahoo Finance

    ClassPass has raised prices in New York, Toronto, Boston, Dallas, Austin and Atlanta. Members aren't thrilled.

    Hot NY startup ClassPass just made a big change to how it works, and some people will have to pay more

    ClassPass has raised prices in New York, Toronto, Boston, Dallas, Austin and Atlanta. Members aren't thrilled.

  • Ever invest in 'forward yield disbursement bonds?’ No you haven’t, and here’s why
    Ever invest in 'forward yield disbursement bonds?’ No you haven’t, and here’s why Insight

    Have you diversified your portfolio in line with the ultra-strict ‘Diversified Security Principal (DSP 2016)’? “In all fairness, a lot of the people who answered the questions got them right, saying ‘I …

    Ever invest in 'forward yield disbursement bonds?’ No you haven’t, and here’s why

    Have you diversified your portfolio in line with the ultra-strict ‘Diversified Security Principal (DSP 2016)’? “In all fairness, a lot of the people who answered the questions got them right, saying ‘I have no idea what you’re talking about,’” Adam Hennick, principal at Hennick Wealth Management told Yahoo Canada Finance. …

  • The Greatest Car Locking Secret Yahoo Tech

    Yahoo Tech's David Pogue shows us the crazy way to extend your key fob range. More »The Greatest Car Locking Secret

    Yahoo Tech's David Pogue shows us the crazy way to extend your key fob range.

  • This Canadian could one day be Warren Buffett’s successor Insight

    When Warren Buffett eventually decides to step aside from the perch atop his Berkshire Hathaway holding company, the smart money says a Canadian will take his place.

    This Canadian could one day be Warren Buffett’s successor

    When Warren Buffett eventually decides to step aside from the perch atop his Berkshire Hathaway holding company, the smart money says a Canadian will take his place.

  • Retirement is more expensive than you think, and that’s a problem Insight

    One of the assumptions about retirement is that your expenses will drop by about 30 per cent once you leave the workforce. According to Franklin Templeton’s 2016 Retirement Income Strategies and Expectations …

    Retirement is more expensive than you think

    One of the assumptions about retirement is that your expenses will drop by about 30 per cent once you leave the workforce. According to Franklin Templeton’s 2016 Retirement Income Strategies and Expectations survey, 43 per cent of retirees found that their expenses actually increased after retirement, up from 33 per cent …

  • Make the most of your charitable donations on your tax return Insight

    While Canadians may be scrambling to get their taxes done, there’s a break they can still catch – while helping make the world a better place.

    Make the most of your charitable donations on your tax return

    While Canadians may be scrambling to get their taxes done, there’s a break they can still catch – while helping make the world a better place.

  • Warren Buffett offers these important financial lessons to kids Insight

    On the third floor of Warrant Buffett’s Omaha home was a dime slot machine, auspiciously placed to attract the attention of his three children. “I could then give (them) any allowance they wanted, as …

    A 12-year-old girl once stumped Warren Buffett with a rough question about Berkshire

    On the third floor of Warrant Buffett’s Omaha home was a dime slot machine, auspiciously placed to attract the attention of his three children. “I could then give (them) any allowance they wanted, as long as it was in dimes, and I’d have it all back by nightfall,” he remarked at one Berkshire Hathaway annual general meeting. …

  • What a $1 million dollar home looks like in Canada this week Insight

    A steal for real estate in Toronto, this three bedroom, one bath house boasts three storeys, the third of which is a large multipurpose loft space. Amenities include French doors, hardwood floors, a marble …

    What a $1 million dollar home looks like in Canada this week

    A steal for real estate in Toronto, this three bedroom, one bath house boasts three storeys, the third of which is a large multipurpose loft space. Amenities include French doors, hardwood floors, a marble fireplace and recently renovated kitchen. The house is within walking distance to wonderful Toronto attractions, …

  • ‘Help! Where should I save?’ and other tax time questions from Canadians Insight

    With only days left until the filing deadline, it’s time for all those last-minute filers to start frantically searching online for answers to some of their burning questions.

    Answering your tax time questions

    With only days left until the filing deadline, it’s time for all those last-minute filers to start frantically searching online for answers to some of their burning questions.

  • 'Pink tax' sees women pay 43% more than men for personal care products: report CBC

    Women in Canada pay a "pink tax" premium of more than 40 per cent over what men pay when it comes to personal care products, according to a recent study. Data mining company ParseHub says women pay a …

    'Pink tax' sees women pay 43% more than men for personal care products: report

    Women in Canada pay a "pink tax" premium of more than 40 per cent over what men pay when it comes to personal care products, according to a recent study. Data mining company ParseHub says women pay a six per cent premium on the average priced razor, shampoo, soap, deodorant and shaving cream for women and men. In a blog …

  • Voluntourism: Are you here to help? Insight

    Skilled volunteers are often welcome abroad, but if you’re only offering unskilled labour on your voluntourism trip, you may not be offering as much help as you’d like to think you are.

    Voluntourism: Are you here to help?

    Skilled volunteers are often welcome abroad, but if you’re only offering unskilled labour on your voluntourism trip, you may not be offering as much help as you’d like to think you are.

  • Bernie Sanders’ free tuition model very different from what Canadian provinces are doing Insight

    Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has spurred much debate surrounding what some herald as his best idea yet: making all four-year public colleges tuition-free under his proposed College for All Act. …

    Bernie Sanders Holds Campaign Rally In Oklahoma City

    Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has spurred much debate surrounding what some herald as his best idea yet: making all four-year public colleges tuition-free under his proposed College for All Act. Erik Queenan, chairman of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations representing 250,000 students across Canada told …

  • What you need to know about buying a home with a friend Insight

    Despite houses across Canada hitting an average of $508,567 in March, a 15.7 per cent spike from March last year, the volume of homes set an all-time record with 41,357 changing hands via the Canadian …

    What you need to know about buying a home with a friend

    Despite houses across Canada hitting an average of $508,567 in March, a 15.7 per cent spike from March last year, the volume of homes set an all-time record with 41,357 changing hands via the Canadian Real Estate Association’s Multiple Listings Service. “They look at the market as an attractive opportunity for them, they …

  • Women-only ride services are fully legal, despite naysayers Insight

    Women-only ride-sharing services certainly seem to make sense following a spate of reports in which female passengers have been allegedly attacked, sexually assaulted and discriminated against by both …

    Women-only ride services are fully legal, despite naysayers

    Women-only ride-sharing services certainly seem to make sense following a spate of reports in which female passengers have been allegedly attacked, sexually assaulted and discriminated against by both Uber and traditional taxi drivers. “In the context of a women-only ride share program I don’t think it would breach the …

  • 7 Travel Rules That Families Should Break US News

    Sure, there are some pro strategies that apply to all ages (think: choosing a hotel or vacation rental that offers extras such as Wi-Fi access and free breakfast to optimize savings), but there are some …

    Family

    Sure, there are some pro strategies that apply to all ages (think: choosing a hotel or vacation rental that offers extras such as Wi-Fi access and free breakfast to optimize savings), but there are some time-tested tips the whole gang is better off skipping. For this reason, we caught up with family travel experts to bring …

  • 5 Avoidable Mistakes That Could Cost You a Job Offer US News

    Job seekers often agonize and stress about every step in their job search: Am I networking enough? It can be tough to juggle multiple employers when you're in the finalist stages with each, especially …

    Job interview

    Job seekers often agonize and stress about every step in their job search: Am I networking enough? It can be tough to juggle multiple employers when you're in the finalist stages with each, especially when one employer signals that they're close to making an offer while you prefer a different employer who's taking longer. …

  • What should you do with your tax refund? Insight

    Most people just want to forget about their taxes once they’re filed, but when that tax return comes through it can be a reminder of financial decisions you made over the past year. Sure, you could blow …

    Cell phones on the beach

    Most people just want to forget about their taxes once they’re filed, but when that tax return comes through it can be a reminder of financial decisions you made over the past year. Sure, you could blow it all on a vacation or a new bike, but maybe putting it towards a savings vehicle is a wiser choice. Dennis Tew, Head …

  • The nasty costs of not filing your taxes on time Insight

    “You definitely should file on time,” says Sam Seidman, a Toronto-based accountant. Late filers will be hit with a penalty of five per cent of their 2015 balance owing and an additional one per cent of …

    The (big) dangers of not filing your taxes on time

    “You definitely should file on time,” says Sam Seidman, a Toronto-based accountant. Late filers will be hit with a penalty of five per cent of their 2015 balance owing and an additional one per cent of the balance owing for each full month the tax return is late up to a maximum of 12 months.