Canada Savings Bonds

Canada Savings Bonds (CSBs) are now on sale and I wonder if they are still as popular now as an investment option as they were in times past. Although they’re called “bonds”, CSBs are actually savings certificates that are more like term deposits or GICs.  They are...

How To Hire Great Employees

Have you ever conducted a job interview and found yourself scouring the internet looking for the right questions to ask your candidates?  Most interviews consist of the same questions, and savvy job seekers have memorized their answers to give you exactly what you...

Saving For Your Child’s Education

When my children were born I believed it was important for them to get a post secondary education (yes, even at that early age) and I planned to save as much as I could for that purpose.  Of course, there was no RESP at that time, but I did receive monthly Universal...

Upgrading Our House: Part One

A few weeks ago I met with our mortgage specialist at TD Canada Trust to discuss the process of upgrading our house.  With a growing family, one of our goals is to move out of our 2 bedroom 1 bathroom house and build a larger house closer to where I work.  This is an...

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