Friday, January 25, 2013

Short Takes: Tax Breaks for Disabled Children, and more

Big Cajun Man explains the steps to get tax breaks related to having a disabled child. Parents generally want the best for their children, including disabled children. Special schooling and other types of programs for these children can be very expensive. Taking advantage of all available tax breaks is important.

The Blunt Bean Counter looks at the important decision for small corporate business owners of whether to pay themselves salaries or to draw dividends. In part 2 he crunches the numbers, and in part 3 he explains further issues to consider.

Preet Banerjee interviews Ben Rabidoux in his latest podcast. The topic is the current state of Canadian real estate.

Retire Happy Blog gives some statistics to allow you to compare your financial position to averages, but goes on to explain the problems with this sort of comparison.

Jonathan Chevreau reviews the book Pound Foolish by Helaine Olen.


  1. I'd love to have a comment as enormous as the Theatre comment on yesterday's post, but I just don't have it in me. Thanks for the inclusion, hopefully our brass monkeys will not be frozen off this weekend.

  2. Michael, Thx for the inclusion. I assume I had enough numbers even for you :)

    1. @Mark: I'm more used to doing math with Greek letters, but numbers are good too :-)