Tax Deadline 2009 (tax year 2008)
A quick reminder that the deadline (for Canadians) to file personal income tax for tax year 2008 is April 30, 2009. If you have a small business, the deadline to file is June 15, 2009. If you owe CRA money (like me), the deadline to pay is April 30, 2009.
Prime has fallen again!
The Bank of Canada has dropped interest rates by another 0.25% and the big banks have dropped prime accordingly (2.25%). According to their press release, BOC plans to keep rates low deep into 2010. Does this news affect if you’re going fixed for variable? For me, it gives me a little comfort in holding onto my discounted variable rate until it expires in 2 years time.
Some good reading..
Canadian Capitalist lists some favorite money books.
Pinyo is at it again with another site. This time, it’s a headlines aggregator called Great Nexus.
Preet writes about the importance of low portfolio turnover.
Lazy Man and Money shows us how to save money on moving.
The Dividend Guy gives us 5 steps in choosing the right etf.
Generation X Finance has a poll on long term care.
Four Pillars writes about tricky deals.
The Digerati Life gives her tips on haggling.
Canadian Dream evaluates the common question “What do you do?”
Sun’s Financial Diary evaluates Morningstar’s new chart tool.
Thicken My Wallet shows us how REITs are doing.
Money Smart Life gives us baby tips on life.
Michael James on Money writes about dealing with variable income.
My Dollar Plan lists 16 of her financial tips.
The Financial Blogger gives us examples of where credit insurance can be useful.
Frugal Dad lists 5 strategies to make your home more productive.
The Moneygardener thinks that Canadian banks are currently overbought.
Brip Blap explains the real meaning of risk.If you would like to read more articles like this, you can sign up for my free weekly money tips newsletter below (we will never spam you).