TFSA or RRSP?

I’m excited to be quoted in both the National Post and in Jonathan Chevreau’s “Findepence Hub” blog! “When is your RRSP too large?” Here are the links: National Post Findependence HUB My view is that a RRSPs over $750K-$1 million may not be the most beneficial. If your tax rate on withdrawal is higher than…

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TFSA vs. RRSP is one of the most common questions I am asked. If you want to know for sure which is better for you, then you need a financial plan.   Many articles have been written on this topic that list pros and cons with general opinions. The truth is that:   Rather than…

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Getting a tax refund is one of the main motivators for contributing to RRSPs. However, there are two main benefits of RRSPs and the tax refund is not one of them. The benefits of RRSPs are: Tax-free growth (same as the TFSA). Tax gain or loss depending on your post-retirement tax bracket when you withdraw…

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In RRSP season, you may wonder “How much should I contribute to my RRSP?” The proper way to figure this out is to identify your “optimal RRSP/TFSA contribution”. Understanding how to figure out the very best RRSP contribution to make is a vital concept. It is a key factor in every retirement plan. This article was…

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Now that we are in RRSP season, you may be wondering “How much should I contribute to my RRSP?” The proper way to figure this out is to identify your “optimal RRSP/TFSA contribution”. This is a key factor in every retirement plan.

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Ever since tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) were introduced, there has been a debate about which is the best for retirement investments – TFSAs or RRSPs? To fully understand this debate, you need to consider your tax rates before and after retirement, including the clawbacks on seniors. I have seen no other articles anywhere that properly…

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