Showing by author: Jim Yih

What are your family financial values?
My wife and I talk about money a lot.  While some studies suggest that money issues can be a significant catalyst for marital problems, I think having open lines of communication about money is extre [more]
Tax Freedom Day 2016
Every year at this time, we start to prepare for summer and get ready to celebrate Canada Day.  Maybe there's another day to celebrate this time of year.  Tax Freedom Day happened on June 7th this [more]
Does half your money go to taxes?
Every year tax time is a good reason to complain about paying too much tax.  One of the big misconceptions I hear over and over again is this notion that we pay half of our money to the government.  [more]
Defining retirement is personal?
Over the past 25 years, I have helped a lot of people with their retirement planning.  The one thing I know from working with so many people is there is no single universal definition of what retirem [more]
Another look at RESP Rules
Recently I was on Alberta Primetime reviewing the RESP rules which can be so confusing to so many people.  In the segment, we break down some of the basics on how to get started, what are the limit [more]