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Find the latest news stories from National Post on the topic TFSA Centre.





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Is a TFSA or RRSP right for you?
While cutting the past year’s tax bill is the carrot that makes most Canadians “max out” their RRSP contributions, there are plenty of situations where one may be better off not contributing at all
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



When does a TFSA trump an RRSP?
When does a TFSA trump an RRSP?
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Live your TFSA to the fullest
Some 4.8 million Canadians have opened tax-free savings accounts, but unless you put the money to work, it isn’t going to accomplish much
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



RRSPs not the first choice for the young
A Royal Bank of Canada poll this week suggested fewer young Canadians are saving for retirement in RRSPs, and many analysts think that is just as it should be
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Put your TFSA to work for you
Why are you socking away money in a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)? Are you saving money to buy something in particular like a house or a car? Or are you accumulating a retirement nest egg?
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Is the RRSP down for the count?
For 50 years, the RRSP has been the unchallenged champion of the tax shelter. But there is a new challenger stepping into the ring: the increasingly mighty TFSA
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Maximize your RRSP and TFSAs benefits
A good financial and retirement plan takes into account a person’s needs and circumstances at each stage of life, with the goal of optimizing their savings and reducing their tax bill
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



RRSPs, TFSAs duke it out
In the battle being waged between the RRSPs and TFSAs, many commentators have opined that it really comes down to what your tax rates are today versus what you think they might be when you access your registered funds.
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



TFSAs ignored out of confusion
The rules are simple but most of those who don't contribute to their Tax Free Savings Account blame lack of understanding
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32





Working to a ripe old age
Many affluent people are tossing the conventional notion of retirement into the dustbin. Instead of dreaming of decades of leisure, the majority of the respondents in a recent survey just want to keep on working
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Tax Free Savings Account: Three different approaches
The Tax Free Savings Account has been around since January 2009 and many are still confused about what it is and types of investments that can be held within it
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Podcast: TFSA promises on the campaign trail
The floodgate of campaign promises has started to spill forth as Canada draws closer to its federal election. Two of them in particular have drawn the interest of Canadians looking to save money
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Tax break works for all incomes
Chevreau: Those with generous employer pensions get limited RRSP room, so $10,000 of TFSA room would be a boon to them. It could benefit low income earners, too, despite what the NDP says
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Savings vehicles find strength in numbers
Used individually, RRSPs, RESPs and TFSAs provide excellent options, but when used in combination, they can do much more
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



What to do when your RRSP and TFSA room runs out
There are many ways to reduce your tax bill in unregistered investment accounts that do not require entering into fancy, fee-packed insurance and financial products
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Doubled TFSA room a bit late, but still welcome
Chevreau: More TFSA room should be welcomed by current retirees and boomers approaching retirement because unlike RRSPs, you can continue to contribute to TFSAs well into old age: in fact, right up to the moment you die
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



TFSAs need refining more than enlarging
Comment: Savers are being misled into thinking that they will be able to accumulate any amounts in their TFSA and still receive income-tested benefits in their old age. Responsible public policy would address this issue now
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



TFSAs key for rookie investors
For frugal young investors, the best way to become a millionaire is to save the current maximum $5,000 a year in a tax-free savings account. But not just any kind of TFSA
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



Sowing the seeds of TFSA confusion
Counterpoint: Jonathan Chevreau once again goes into the trenches to fight for the logic of the TFSA, which (he repeats) are NOT just for the wealthy
Newspaper: National Post
Feed: TFSA Centre Date: 2012-11-10 08:23:32



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