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by fryman
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Yup!
2. ## Thread: Unclaimed charitable donations

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### Thanks, really appreciate the replies! John

Thanks, really appreciate the replies!

John
3. ## Thread: Unclaimed charitable donations

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### Unclaimed charitable donations

I have been accumulating receipts from charitable donations for 5 years. I was about to enter them in my return but I'm not sure if I can do that. Did I have to claim and carry forward those...
4. ## Thread: predicting return of bond fund

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### leoc2, I think this is what i was looking for. ...

leoc2, I think this is what i was looking for. especially this quote

" duration represents the length of time it would take for the total value of the fund, with dividends reinvested, to be...
5. ## Thread: predicting return of bond fund

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### Thank you doctrine.

Thank you doctrine.
6. ## Thread: predicting return of bond fund

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### predicting return of bond fund

I am trying to understand bond funds. If YTM of fund is 1.8 and Duration(years) is 2.6 does this mean I can expect a return of approximately 1.8% in 2.6 years?

by fryman
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### Thanks for all that. I am thinking it best to...

Thanks for all that. I am thinking it best to take on the small currency risk instead of the certainty of exchange fees. Really appreciate your sharing your time and expertise.

by fryman
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### The article does answer my question if the cash...

The article does answer my question if the cash was in a Canadian dollar account and I was looking to buy into US bond funds. Then i could buy into one of the Canadian ETF's(like Ishares) holding US...

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### Thanks for writing HaroldCrump. My calculation of...

Thanks for writing HaroldCrump. My calculation of 45/55 is the sum of all my (cash+GIC+XSB) vs equity's, so I want to keep all \$6K in the "safe" form.

The rationale for not investing in US bond...

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### US fixed income option

I am 50 and have a pretty cautious approach to investing. The following is invested in an RRSP account. I am wondering what to do with the \$6k I have sitting in my US dollar account. I would prefer...
11. ## Thread: Ontario Childrens Tax Credit

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### What do you think?

So it looks to me like this credit will do nothing for you if you already maxed out on the previous federal program that allowed for sports only. To clarify, if I had claimed and received full...
12. ## Thread: Ontario Childrens Tax Credit

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### Ontario Childrens Tax Credit

I have learned that there will be an Ontario tax credit of up to \$500 dollars per child for activities beyond the scope of the federal credit. Anyone know if one can claim for sport and arts now or...
13. ## Thread: what if I didn't claim rrsp contribution last year

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### spoke to CRA rep

I was told by CRA I would need to amend the previous return( the one that I should have made the RRSP claim in,2008) by submitting a T1 adjustment request and schedule 7 of that year (T!-2008) with...
14. ## Thread: what if I didn't claim rrsp contribution last year

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### what if I didn't claim rrsp contribution last year

Is there any way to claim an rrsp contribution made in the first 60 days of 2009 that were not claimed on the 2008 return?
15. ## Thread: What bank do you have your main chequing account at?

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### PC ... if you are about trying to cut costs its a...

PC ... if you are about trying to cut costs its a no brainer..No fees for cheques..No fees for using the CIBC bank machine network and no worries about dropping below 1G without getting dinged...
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