This couple’s dream of a lavish retirement looks hopeless, but they can still make ends meet

Situation: Couple wants to spend more in retirement than present resources can support Solution: Downsize house, pay debts, invest balance to boost income, cut spending plans In Quebec a couple we’ll call Robert, 63, and Tess, 57, are headed into full retirement in two years with one company pension, moderate savings, and a home worth $950,000. Their problem — adjusting to less income when Robert quits his job at 65 and the $90,000 in pre-tax…

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The CRA just redesigned the T1 Personal Income Tax return form and there are some major changes

Tuesday marked an auspicious day for tax professionals as it was the release date of the highly anticipated and totally redesigned T1 Personal Income Tax return that we’ll be using to file our taxes for the 2019 tax year. Lest it catch you by surprise, here’s a primer on what’s changed on the 2019 T1 return. The return As the Canada Revenue Agency put it, “Your income tax package has a new look.” No kidding!…

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Responsible investing is a rare field of finance led by women. Now it’s hot—and men want in

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All of your questions on filing taxes in 2020, answered

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Peso rises on positive growth prospects

PHILSTAR/MIGUEL DE GUZMAN THE PESO strengthened on Friday on the back of continued optimism on the country’s growth prospects and as oil prices fell. The local unit finished trading at P50.815 on Friday, strengthening by 16.50 centavos from its Thursday close of P50.98 per dollar. It also appreciated by 7.60 centavos from its Jan. 17 close of P50.891. The peso opened at P51 per dollar. Its weakest point for the session was at P51.01 while…

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Minding the GAAP: companies are using a wider range of accounting metrics to inform investors—and sometimes mislead them

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Moody’s affirms UnionBank’s credit rating

MOODY’S INVESTORS Service has affirmed its investment grade rating UnionBank of the Philippines, Inc., citing the bank’s robust capitalization and large pool of liquid assets. In a statement on Thursday, the credit rater said they have affirmed UnionBank’s long-term local and foreign currency issue ratings of Baa2, a notch above the minimum investment grade and at par with the country’s credit rating. Likewise, Moody’s said it has also affirmed the lender’s foreign currency senior unsecured…

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Banks’ lending standards mostly unchanged in the fourth quarter

BW FILE PHOTO MOST LENDERS maintained their overall credit standards for both enterprises and households in the fourth quarter, a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) survey found. The fourth quarter Senior Bank Loans Officers’ Survey of the central bank released on Friday showed the October to December period was the 43rd consecutive quarter when majority of the banks opted to keep their borrowing standards “broadly unchanged.” For the said edition, 48 out of the 65…

"Banks’ lending standards mostly unchanged in the fourth quarter"

BPI raises P15.3 billion from bond offer

BANK OF THE Philippine Islands (BPI) raised P15.3 billion in peso-denominated bonds following strong demand, marking its second largest issuance to date in the local debt market. In a disclosure to the local bourse on Friday, the Ayala-led lender said the amount raised was more than five times its initial offer of P3 billion. It said the bank decided to upsize due to strong demand from both retail and institutional investors. BPI said the bonds…

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Xerox escalates HP takeover fight with push to replace board

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