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Mixed-use developments make housing affordability worse — and residents more miserable

Condominium buildings in Toronto.Cole Burston/Bloomberg files Mixed-use developments that combine residential and commercial land uses have long been a...

Hefty savings, careful spending pay off for this Alberta couple as they coast toward...

Situation: Alberta couple in 50s wonders if one must work longer to support the other’s early retirementSolution: Maintain...

All three adult members of polyamorous family deemed child’s parents by Newfoundland judge

A judge in Newfoundland and Labrador decided the adults in a three-way relationship would be named as parents of the child born within their...

Everything you need to know about paying taxes by instalments, and why ignoring the...

Under the technical tax rules, quarterly tax instalments (due March 15, June 15, Sept. 15 and Dec. 15) are required for 2018 if your...

Ottawa should beware the unintended consequences of taxing workplace health plans

A decision to tax health benefits would ripple through the whole tax system, affecting everything from child benefits to old age security.

Younger wife’s much longer lifespan complicates Ontario couple’s early retirement dreams

Situation: Couple that wants to retire while wife still in early 40s worry that their assets won’t stretchSolution:...

Why Ottawa’s changes to the Divorce Act don’t go far enough

Last week, Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced a bill to amend the Divorce Act and other pieces...

A looming housing affordability crisis is poised to hit seniors across Canada

Canada’s senior population swelled by 21.7 per cent between 2006 and 2016 — more than double the rate of the seniors’ home increase.

‘Blind faith’ in your tax preparer no excuse for a faulty return

Canada's tax return deadline is April 30.Postmedia files If you’re like most Canadians, the looming April 30th tax filing...

Generation X is ‘stretched beyond their financial limits’ and struggling to save for retirement

One in four Canadian GenXers have saved nothing for retirement, a survey found.Illustration by Chloe Cushman/National Post files Given...
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