Make Your Voice Heard & My 3 Favourite Books From This Summer

Doing Power Clean at my regular Rock Star Crossfit class at Radix Performance Centre this week. 85lbs x 2 reps for 8 min Every Min on the Min. According to Erwin, I should be lifting more than this. :) If you don’t…

Open Letter to the Finance Minister Regarding the Proposed Tax Changes

If you have not heard of the proposed small business changes put forth by our Finance Minister in July, you can find out more about it on these two blog posts I wrote previously. Unfair Proposed Tax Changes Entrepreneurs Need to Know About The…

My Story About Facing Fear Head On

“Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.” –Douglas Horton My late twenties was one of the lowest points in my life.  I broke off from a long-term relationship, lived alone, didn’t particularly like my job, and was awfully confused…
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Retiring on Real Estate

Real Estate is still the best retirement option you can find out there. Erwin and I are a very fortunate couple.  In the past few years, we have been able to enjoy a week with our family at our friends’ family cottages up north. This…

80% of Success is Showing Up & 2 Podcasts on Incorporating

From the beginning of this year, I’ve always gotten up early for work. But more recently I’ve been getting up earlier for my Miracle Morning challenge.   For most weeks, I managed to go to the Crossfit classes twice a week.  Some…

The War on Small Business Owners and Landlords

I don’t follow politics. I am a simple business owner, responsible mom and adult.  We invest in real estate so our kids’ future education will be covered and we can retire with our own money. We work hard, live frugally, take care…
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Unfair Proposed Tax Changes Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

Nothing makes me more upset when reading this consulting paper released by the Finance Minister this past Tuesday. Our government always seems to forget, the objective behind taxing people is to raise sufficient funds to provide for our…
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6 Lessons I Learned from My 14th Tax Season

Last week was a hectic week for me.  I presented at my client, Martin Kuev’s Meet Up group in Vaughan, educating over 40 investors on whether they should incorporate to own their rental portfolio or not. If you are interested in learning…
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The Bright Side of Self Reflection

Happy Mother’s Day to everyone out there celebrating it. It was Mother’s Day celebration at my kids’ part time Daycare this week. Both of my kids go to the same school on different days so I got to have two celebrations this…
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Do You Make These Mistakes When You File Rental Income in Your Corporation?

Happy belated Easter everyone! I hope all of you enjoyed your Easter as much as I did. We are so fortunate that our neighborhood hosted an annual Easter Egg Hunt every Easter Sunday.  We have been participating ever since we moved here…