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Debt vs. RRSP: What should Canadians put their money towards?

(Original post: Global News)

With the Feb. 29 deadline for registered retirement savings plan contributions looming, many Canadians are wondering whether it is better to pay off debt or add to their RRSP.

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8 Pitfalls to Avoid in RRSP Investing

(Originally posted: CBC News)

Missing deadlines, over-contributions, poor tax planning are mistakes not to make

Each year, the weeks up to the end of February bring a flurry of marketing aimed at getting Canadians to put money into their Registered Retirement Savings Plans. Here are some things to keep in mind before investing your savings.

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6 Overlooked Tax Deductions and Credits That Could Score You a Big Return

(Original article from: Global News)

As tax season approaches, now is the time to educate yourself on some of the lesser-known tax deductions and credits you might qualify for. That’s especially true if you want to save some money or score a return. Here are six surprising options that could score you some major money.

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Renaissance Group and Avery Cooper

Avery Cooper of Yellowknife and Renaissance Group of Vancouver are pleased to announce they have entered into a business partnership agreement that will ensure the legacy of Avery Cooper for another 50 years.

Gerry Avery, managing partner of Avery Cooper, commented, “The arrangement with the Renaissance Group will broaden 

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Serving the North Since 1969

In 1969, northern Canada was generally a vast unknown to the rest of the world or, at best, conjured visions of igloos, polar bears, trappers, explorers, “The Legend of Sam McGee”, remote and frozen settlements at the edge of the world, and thousands and thousands of square miles of ice and snow. 

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