Bitcoins – an open digital currency

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My hubby recently mentioned the concept of Bitcoins to me and it got me curious. Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer currency, which was created in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin is one of the first implementations of a concept called cryptocurrency, which was first described in 1998 by Wei Dai on the cypherpunks mailing list. Building ...

Dividend gross-up can mean an OAS clawback

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This article is mainly for my mother as she likes dividends. The source of the article written by Dan Bortolotti, entitled "Dividend downer" is from MoneySense magazine's Dec/Jan 2011 issue. When is $100 in income treated like $144? When you're a Canadian dividend investor. Dividends from Canadian companies can offer big breaks for income-oriented investors, ...