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Realtors can now set up professional corporations

Tax-deferral, income-splitting among key benefits. For higher-bracket real estate professionals, the personal real estate corporation (PREC) is an idea whose time has come. Here’s why.  Doctors, lawyers, dentists, and other regulated professionals have long...


Business start-up tips for women

Confidence. Grit. Determination. That’s just some of what makes a successful businesswomen. And if you’re thinking now of opportunities when the coronavirus pandemic ends, you might just have what it takes. Read Robyn’s guest blog on Sandbox, as she shines a light...


Side hustle do’s and don’ts

Don’t forget: It’s a business A side hustle can be a good way to bring in some extra pocket money over and above your full-time job. But don’t forget: It’s a business. That means accounting, invoices, receipts, and taxes. Here’s a look at what’s involved in...


A business of her own

What successful businesswomen know about start-ups Many women dream of starting their own business. And there are plenty of advantages. First, you are your own boss, and in control of your own destiny. Then, you get to produce that product or service that no one...


CCPCs under attack, but IPPs remain untouched

Individual Pension Plans a tax-efficient retirement savings tool Given the current effort by the federal government to clamp down on some of the income “splitting and sprinkling” tax benefits of Canadian-Controlled Private Corporations (CCPCs), there’s definitely a...


How to stay healthy, wealthy and wise

Calculating your critical illness and disability insurance needs Congratulations! You’re a successful businessperson. You’ve finally achieved that magical HNW designation – that’s “high net worth.” You’re a busy professional, executive, or business owner, and...


Girls just wanna get rich!

Oprah Winfrey is worth a cool US$2.9 billion. That, according to Forbes magazine, puts her at number 181 of the 400 richest people in America. Not bad for a self-made small-town girl who started with nothing. There are other women on the rich list, too. And some...

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