The Personal Finance Show
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The Personal Finance Show with Beau Humphreys
The Personal Finance Show is for Canadians looking to organize and simplify their personal finances.
Host, Beau Humphreys, explores topics such as: FinTech, Financial Literacy, Financial Independence vs. Traditional Retirement, Banking, Investing, Debt, Savings, Spending, Dividends, Addiction, Mortgages, and Work-Life Balance.
Most Recent Episode
Interview with Allison Suter of SimpleTax
5 days ago
(Sign up for SimpleTax here: https://simpletax.ca/?refCode=investwisely)
When someone mentions income taxes, do you get excited or are you filled with dread?
Do you wait until the last possible moment to file your taxes?
When you finally start the process, are you so on edge that if the slightest thing goes wrong you want to throw your laptop across the room?
And when it’s over, are you 100% sure that you messed it up somehow?
If this sounds like you, you should probably check out SimpleTax.
Allison Suter is a former tax lawyer. She is a total tax nerd.
One day she was doing her taxes online and started wondering: Why is preparing my tax return so complicated? Why is tax software so slow and expensive?
If a tax nerd like Allison thinks it’s complicated, what hope is there for the rest of us?
Luckily for us, Allison and her co-founders decided to build what they like to call “the best tax software in Canada”.
Allison joined me from Vancouver to talk about how she went from tax lawyer, to world traveller to wedding photographer and finally to SimpleTax.
Sign up for SimpleTax here: https://simpletax.ca/?refCode=investwisely
I just checked out the CRA website and SimpleTax is now certified for your 2017 taxes.
So you can go and get started but remember that NetFile doesn’t open until February 26th.
And although you have the option to pay $0, please consider paying something.
Next week on The Personal Finance Show I will be talking with Jane Rooney who is Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader, within the federal government’s Financial Consumer Agency of Canada. She was appointed to that position in April 2014 to exercise leadership at the national level to strengthen the financial literacy of Canadians.
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