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Marginal tax rates for Ontario and Quebec for 2014*

February 12, 2015 by  
Filed under Debt management, Income Tax

As tax filing time approaches and so does the RRSP contribution deadline for 2014, it is a good time to review a few concepts. Your marginal tax rate (MTR) is the tax on your next dollar of income. This is different from your average tax rate, which is the ratio of total tax to total […]

Observations on the current state of government bonds

November 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Debt management, Federal Government, Investing

I just read a money manager commentary about bond markets and was struck by a small table included at the end of the comments.  The table showed current interest rates on federal government bonds with terms of 2 to 30 years for both Canada and the United States.  While I am not an economist, I […]