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Commentary July 2021 – Assessing Economic Progress

Reblogged from Brintab.com With the gradual reopening of businesses post-Covid, we are seeing glimmers of hope regarding the economic recovery.  Still, the pandemic created chaos that continues to settle out bit by bit.  There were changed buying habits, pent up

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Commentary January 2021 – Coping with the Froth

Reblogged from www.brintab.com This fall we saw mostly continuation of trends from the summer best described as splitting of the investment world.  The prospects of a Covid19 vaccine and US government spending triggered major shifts in currency and certain stocks

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We’ve just witnessed the stock market’s echo, echo, echo!

Reblogged from brintab.com The echo has arrived. Over the course of the spring and summer I have often talked about how most major stock market pullbacks are followed by a rise up and then a second pullback. That second pullback

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Time to rethink RRSPs?

Is the writing on the wall for cliché RRSP-driven tax strategies? In the past, for many families it was almost a standard response that if you were in the 32% marginal tax bracket in your working years then you should

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Real Estate Capital Gains Tax: Budget 2017

What’s your game plan for winding down your Capital Gains tax liability? Yesterday Canada’s Finance Minister presented the government’s latest budget. there had been many fears about the potential increase of capital gains taxation. To do so would not only

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