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 with help from pcfpropertymanagement.com so our kids’ future education will be covered and we can retire with our own money. We…
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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…
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Budget 2017: What You Need to Know as Small Business Owners & Real Estate Investors

This week marked the completion of our Crossfit Open 2017.  It’s my first time participating in it and it was a lot of fun. I mentioned in my last blog post that I belonged to this 18-34 age group, mixed together with the best…
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How to Use A Corporation to Lower Your Tax Liability

One of my new values this year is to make myself happy. I love trying new things all the time. Trying new things always make me happy. So my action item is to think of something new to do every single week. Something new doesn’t have…