The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has issued a warning to investors about BitConnect, which manages the websites bitconnect.co and bitconnectcoin.co, “where it claims to operate an online exchange platform known as the BCC Exchange.”
The sites “offer multiple investment opportunities that include ‘mining’, ‘trading’, and ‘staking’ BitConnect Coin, which is also known as BCC Coin,” says an OSC Investor Alert issued April 17. “BitConnect also claims to have raised money through an Initial Coin Offering.”
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Overall, most parents in or near retirement want their children to have it better than they did, but times have changed. We have transitioned from a society of savers to one of debtors.
This means that many members from Generation X (ages 39 to 53), are faced with trying to keep their heads above water….Read more
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Whether you’re a young person who recently graduated, just getting your career started or finally moving out on your own, it can be hard to keep track of your personal finances. Some of the biggest mistakes are also the most common and can seriously cost you in the long term. Here are the top ten, along with some tips on how to avoid them.
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The Financial Post‘s Melissa Leong explains why RRSPs are much like your beloved social media and as deserving of your attention.
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You’ve planned for years for a certain level of financial freedom in your retirement years. You may have heard of someone that retired and who didn’t make it to their next birthday. Here are a few steps to take to make sure you can enjoy your hard earned retirement…
You’ve worked hard for many years, likely decades, to get where you are today. It can all be taken away in a matter of moments without proper plans in place. Estate planning starts by considering the events and changes that death or serious illness will bring. Then it tries to improve the situation for you and your heirs.
Read 10 Reasons to have an Estate Plan
Juvenile life insurance is permanent life insurance that insures a minor. It is a financial planning tool and should not be confused with Child Life Insurance which is usually purchased to protect a family against the sudden and unexpected costs of a funeral and burial.
Juvenile life insurance has become popular for college savings, lifetime savings, investment, and as an estate planning tool providing the following benefits:
– Build up of tax deferred cash value inside the insurance policy
– A policy can be paid up in 10, 15, or 20 years providing insurance coverage for life and cash values with continued growth
– The face value is received tax free
Understanding Par Whole Life and Dividend Scale Interest Rate
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Ontario is moving forward with its plan to build opportunity and security for today and tomorrow. The 2014 Ontario Budget, takes immediate action to create jobs by investing in a highly skilled workforce, building modern infrastructure and transportation networks, and supporting a dynamic and innovative business climate.
The budget also takes steps to build the retirement security workers deserve, an initiative that supports long-term economic growth…