Tuesday, June 25th, 2024

Snowbirds targeted by changes to U.S. border rules

September 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Federal Government, Income Tax

Snowbirds likely know to track how many days they spend in the U.S. each year.  There are tax and other consequences for exceeding the guidelines. Prior to 2014 Canada and the U.S. did not track how many days someone had spent within their borders, only when someone entered the country.  Now they will exchange data and thus know exactly how long travelers are within […]

Frustrating the majority

September 1, 2014 by  
Filed under Investor Behaviour

“Money managers are unhappy because 70% of them are lagging the S&P 500 and see the end of another quarter approaching. Economists are unhappy because they do not know what to believe: this month’s forecast of a strong economy or last month’s forecast of a weak economy. Technicians are unhappy because the market refuses to […]