Monthly Archives: June 2009

National Average Income for Medical Doctors

National Average Income for Medical Doctors

A few days ago, I found some information regarding medical doctors’ annual salaries in province BC—read here. Today I found a Canadian government site 🙂 that includes average MD yearly salaries for all provinces in Canada: British Columbia (BC), Alberta (AB), Saskatchewan (SK), Manitoba (MB), Ontario (ON), Québec (QC), Nova Scotia (NS), Prince Edward...

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7 Tips for Effectively Cutting Down Grocery Bills

Seven Highly Effective Tips for Savings at Grocery Store Here are a few strategies that I implement every day to reduce my monthly grocery expenses, which include not only the groceries but also expenses for dinning-outs, personal/household hygiene stuff, and occasionally over-the-counter medication. Keep track of receipts. First and foremost, keep all the receipts...

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CPP: small plan, big potential?!

I checked my CPP Statement of Contributions just now. Sadly enough, I discover that I’m only eligible to receive a monthly retirement pension of $240, if I turned 65 this year and decided to receive CPP benefit. 🙁 How am I supposed to survive with that petty amount. I spend about $200 each month...

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Medical Doctor Salary … not as high as you think?!

Medical Doctor Salary … not as high as you think?!

Recently I’m curious about the average annual income for physicians in Canada. I mean how high can their incomes go? I did a search online but came across numerous results unsatisfactorily. Some websites use data that are decade old; some use data without any real statistics; some use data that are based on individual...

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IPP – Supersize Your Retirement Savings

Many Canadians have seen their RRSPs take a significant toll in the markets during this Global Recession. Most can do little more than hope for a quick recovery. But there is another option. It’s called Individual Pension Plan (IPP). What’s IPP? IPP stands for Individual Pension Plan. It is perhaps the least known, yet...

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Chrysler GM Dealership Close-out Sale for Canadian

Chrysler GM Dealership Close-out Sale for Canadian

Empty showroom in one of the several hundred dealerships Chrysler dealers as many as 788 dealers across USA are trying to dump inventory before franchise agreements expire on Tuesday. With less than 48 hours left, no wonder many dealerships are cutting prices down as much as 50% discount off MSP, like never happened before...

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Cars that can save you money

Cars that can save you money

Here is a list of cars that may save you some money. Most of them are hybrid cars which offer great mileage. With recent dropping in gasoline price, the long-term savings from mileage may not be obvious. In addition, hybrids may be more expensive to fix when they break down. The maintenance frequency and...

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Unclaimed Bank Balances – could be your money?

Turn unclaimed bank balances into your savings! Perhaps this happens to one of your deceased family members. Unclaimed Bank Balances An “unclaimed balance” can be in the form of a deposit account, bank draft, certified cheque, deposit receipt, money order, GIC, term deposit, credit card balance, or traveller’s cheque. When there has been no...

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Feature Story

How Much Do First Nations Chiefs Make Annually across Canada?

Chief Ron Giesbrecht in BC took home almost $1,000,000 INCOME TAX FREE! His band has a population of only 82!!! Chief Jim Boucher in Alberta claimed an annual salary of...

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Top Financial Stories

How Much Do Tim Hortons Owners Earn Annually?

Tim Hortons store owner pockets each year: $265,558 and more (after tax & interest)!!! In year 2002 for an average Tim Horton's outlet: Gross earning: $1.5Million...

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