With the RRSP deadline right around the corner (March 2, 2009), this is a strategy that I’ve mentioned in passing a couple times, but never in great detail. That is, providing that the situation is right, you should consider carrying forward all or a portion of your RRSP tax deduction to a future year to…

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Regular reader, Gil, emailed me with a question regarding withholding taxes on U.S securities. I am wondering if you can provide some insight (to me or as an article for all of your readers) regarding what the self-directed individual investor must know with regards to non-resident withholding tax for Canadians specifically when buying USD ETFs…

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With RRSP season underway, I've been getting a bunch of e-mail from readers asking "what is the best way to start an RRSP".  I figure instead of emailing the exact same answer to everyone, I'll take the most efficient route and post it for everyone to see. Providing that an RRSP is for you, there…

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