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Virtus Group LLP Announces Independent Membership with RSM Canada Alliance

Virtus Group LLP will have access to global resources through RSM Canada Alliance while maintaining their independence and entrepreneurial culture

Getting the First Instalment Reminder from the Canadian Revenue Agency

Sometime during the month of July several thousand Canadians will receive an unexpected, unfamiliar, and probably unwelcome piece of correspondence from the Canada Revenue Agency. This will be an Instalment Reminder. Read the article to learn more.

Accessing Home Equity in Retirement - The Reverse Mortgage

Reverse mortgages are better known, more widely used and have a much longer history in the U.S. than they do in Canada. However, such financial vehicles are now being advertised and promoted on a regular basis in the Canadian media, and it’s likely that by now most Canadians have at least heard of them. Read about them here.

New Information Provided on First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Program

In this year’s Budget, the federal government introduced a new program – the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI), to help qualifying first-time home buyers get into the housing market. Read the article here to learn about the program.

The CPP Post-Retirement Benefit - Deciding Whether to Contribute

Read about the three different payment options open to taxpayers, and the benefits and risks of each option in different circumstances.