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Important reading for people who own dividend stocks in non-registered accounts. To take advantage of the dividend tax credit, you first have to "gross up" the amount of dividend income you've received. In this blog post, you'll find out how changes to the dividend tax credit that make the gross up, well, grosser than ever.
Invest like Buffett
Included in this article is a list of Canadian- and U.S.-based companies that act like Warren Buffett's holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, in acquiring positions in underpriced companies with strong franchises.
Money and the stay-at-home parent
Household income, career advancement and retirement savings - these are the three main financial sacrifices made by people who stay at home to raise the kids.
Your secret hideaway
$17.5-million (U.S.) buys you a secret mountainside submarine base in Norway. It's NATO surplus.
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