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Date updated: July 5, 2021

HELP WITH FINANCES

.We have pulled together information for you that others, like you, have requested over the years. If there is anything you are looking for that is not on our website, please contact us.

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Are You or Someone you know Missing Out on Financial Support??

There are seniors in our province who are missing out on getting additional financial support through the Guaranteed Income Supplement. If you are receiving the Old Age Security Pension ( OAS) check to see if you qualify and please pass this along to other seniors. Check to go to the Service Canada site and apply whether or not you think you qualify. 

Taking CPP early can cost you $100,000 and limit your long term options

Starting Canada Pension Plan benefits at the age of 60 instead of delaying to 70 is on average like taking a pass on $100,000 of retirement income.

Introducing the Lifetime Loss calculation, a new way of looking at the advantage of delaying CPP retirement benefits. Instead of telling people how much they might gain by delaying, Lifetime Loss shows how much money they could leave on the table by starting as early as 60.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE GLOBE AND MAIL NEWS ARTICLE

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE REPORT FROM RYSERSON UNIVERSITY ABOUT THIS

Managing Debt: Paying down debt, what to do if a collection agency contacts you and getting help with debt(Gov of Canada site)

COVID-19: Managing financial health in challenging times- Government of Canada

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 and Your Finances- what new support is available and do you qualify?

FROM Canada Mortgage and Housing( CMHC) Click here to see how you may be able to access support and resources , for home owners to Renters and everything in between

Top 10 Frauds and Scams during COVID-19. Protect Yourself

.FRAUD AND SCAM ALERT!!

Please learn more about the types of scams and frauds to protect yourself.  Download The Little Black of Scams from the Government of Canada

10 Tips for preventing identify Theft- Don’t think it can not happen to you!!

Municipalities offering tax breaks for seniors who own their own homes.

The municipalities are listed in alphabetical order. (Select Heading to access list).

Please note: not every town and city is listed and not every town and city provides discounts. If where you live is not listed, please contact your local council office and ask if they do offer tax breaks.

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