savings accounts

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    Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) are investing tools designed to shelter your savings from taxes. While its name implies that it is a savings account, TFSAs are accounts that keep your investments and the interest that they earn tax-exempt.

  • February
  • January
  • categories: Deposits

    Hybrid bank accounts, like Wealthsimple Cash, incorporate features from high-interest savings accounts and chequing accounts to create a flexible, all-in-one personal banking product.

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    A Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) can help you save and prepare for a fruitful, comfortable, and secure retirement. It can also provide some remarkable tax-benefits that can earn you more money over a lifetime of contributions. This article answers many of the questions that usually surround the RRSP savings account.

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    Retirement is a life chapter that many will spend decades planning for using a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). RRSPs have been a staple of Canadian personal finance since 1957. Since then, financially savvy Canadian citizens have taken full advantage of the exceptional tax benefits that this savings program provides. To add icing to the personal finance cake, RRSPs can also hold various types of investments along with savings—all of which can grow tax-free.

  • August
  • categories: Deposits

    If you own a house or a car, there’s a good chance you also own insurance. Saving and investment accounts issued by banks also come with insurance, except it doesn’t cost you any money. This insurance is known as CDIC coverage. It is issued by a federal Crown corporation called the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation.

  • December
  • categories: Deposits

    Almost everyone knows they should have an emergency fund in case something unexpected happens. Potential job loss, health problems that keep you from working, and unplanned home or car repairs are just a few of the … Read More

  • November
  • October