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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities The Top Three Things Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends Report Means for Fintech

Every year, Mary Meeker, the co-founder of Bond Capital (and long-time Kleiner Perkins partner) and her team publish the vaunted “Internet Trends” report. The report’s key focus is the state of the internet, and this year, covered trends in subscription models, advertising spend and encryption. It also offered some interesting insights on the future of…


Meet the budget’s new RRSP strategy that every retiree should know about

Meet the budget’s new RRSP strategy that every retiree should know about

As life expectancies have risen and interest rates have fallen, Canadians have become increasingly worried about outliving their money. The federal budget has introduced an interesting solution. It is one I wrote about in a December 2018 column about why retirement planning needs to be a major political issue in 2019 and beyond.The proposed introduction…


Tips are taxable income, even when they come from gambling winnings

Tips are taxable income, even when they come from gambling winnings

Gambling winnings in Canada are tax-free. Employees’ tips and gratuities are taxable. But what if you work in the gaming industry and a casino patron tips you after hitting the jackpot at the slots?The Tax Court addressed that issue in a decision released last week involving a slot attendant at the Grand Villa Casino in…




Future Fund could manage your superannuation

Future Fund could manage your superannuation

The superannuation industry, unions and the Labor Party would vigorously oppose a government default fund taking away money that currently flows into retail and industry funds.But some independent analysts support a government fund to reduce fees, lift returns and reduce conflicts of interest evident in private funds, if appropriate governance safeguards are put in place.Public…