U.S. Federal Reserve: More patient on future rate hikes and the economy is still booming
The Fed kept interest rates steady in this week’s announcement, stressing the word ‘patience.’ That wasn’t ...
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Shut down the border! What a U.S.-Mexico border closure could mean
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Chinese growth has slowed and the rest of the world with it
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Maximum employment and 2% inflation: The Fed holds rates steady
As expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve did not raise interest rates this week and have indicated that they won’t be raising them in 2019. They site solid labour markets, slowing economic conditions and
Federal Budget 2019
The 2019 federal budget (Budget 2019) was tabled on Tuesday, March 19, by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau.
What do emerging markets and medical students have in common? They may need a loan
As med students transition from school to practice, they acquire assets, pay bills and build credit history, improving credit worthiness. Eventually borrowing becomes easier and more affordable.
Your tax return: How to claim the home accessibility credit
The home accessibility tax credit helps make homes safer and more accessible for people with disabilities and the elderly. Claim up to $10,000 each year for a tax savings of $1,500.]
Sticking with the U.S.
As the current bout of U.S. economic expansion approaches the longest in history, Marija Majdoub analyses whether U.S. equities will continue to deliver going forward. Spoiler alert: It is.
$1.6 Million Contribution to Support Pan-Provincial Physician Wellness Initiatives with Well Doc Alberta
Scotiabank, in collaboration with MD Financial Management (MD) and the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), today announced a contribution of $1.6 million to Well Doc Alberta.
Claim your investment fees on your tax return
Carrying charges are expenses you incur to earn investment income in non-registered accounts: fees to manage or take care of your investments and fees for certain investment advice.
MD Financial Management Inc. Proposes Changes to Two of Its Funds
MD Financial Management Inc. (MD) today announced proposed changes to the investment objectives of the MDPIM Canadian Bond Pool and the MDPIM Canadian Long Term Bond Pool on or about May 31, 2019, sub
Bank of Canada holds interest rates steady in the face of weaker economic growth
The Bank of Canada (BoC) announced it is maintaining the country's target overnight rate at 1.75% on Wednesday morning.
March is Fraud Prevention Month: Here are some tips on protecting yourself from scammers
March is Fraud Prevention Month. Here are some specific tips on how to protect yourself from different types of scams
The money lies that couples tell—and how to stop them
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It's time for active management to shine
It's been a challenging decade for active managers focused on U.S. stocks. But things are changing as market volatility returns to more normal levels, giving active managers an opportunity to shine.
Rethinking RRSPs and TFSAs for incorporated doctors
Passive income rules have changed for incorporated professionals.Where it once made sense to shelter your earnings in a corporation alone, today you might want to consider saving outside of your corp.
Introducing the MD Physician Council
The MD Physician Council will be made up of a diverse group of family physicians, specialists and other key influencers at different stages of their careers, representing all regions of the country.
Introduction to medical practice incorporation
Many businesses incorporate to take advantage of certain benefits, but there's more to think about when incorporating a medical practice.
TFSAs: Harnessing the Power of Tax-Free Savings
TFSA is designed to help Canadians save money, either for the short term or long term. Learn key facts about TFSAs, like eligibility, contribution limits, withdrawals and investment types.
A bullish case for the lowly loonie
It’s been a few years of rough weather for the loonie since 2011 highs. However, we’ve become more positive on the prospects of the Canadian dollars. Find out why.
Winter 2018/2019: Fund and portfolio update