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Many of these jobs are available by signing up with an agency that provides temporary employment. Once you're sign up, you are sent to odd jobs in your neighbourhood. When I did it, I sold Tupperware in a mall kiosk, picked up cardboard boxes in a Costco and spent a week putting different sizes of screws into really small bags.
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It's warm, it's cold - must be spring and with spring weather comes spring cleaning. It's that time of year when most of us take apart our homes and clean it from top to bottom.
A full clean can be a tedious task but there are ways to get a clean home without spending an entire day elbow deep in products.
There's nothing like the adrenaline rush of scrambling to get to the bank during business hours to pay thousands of dollars in HST, income tax and CPP to the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) via bank draft.
Now you don't have to worry about those bank drafts thanks to Plastiq, an online-payment company that allows you to pay bills, including your taxes online. What makes it different is that Plastiq allows you to use your credit card at institutions that previously didn't accept cards such as private schools, colleges and government agencies. All you have to do is sign up on the Plastiq site, chose the institution, pay via credit card and be charged two per cent of your total amount in fees.
With low mortgage rates and a softening market there's no better time to go house hunting and lock in at a low rate. Click on the images below to launch the slideshow, and let us know whether you like our picks for this month.
It's on the market for $410,000. The owner spent on the floor, kitchen and bathrooms which pleased a lot of viewers who had come out on a sunny Saturday.
There is a risk of over-improving your home especially in a caution market and taking a loss on your sale. To prevent that, there are a few things to keep in mind before you begin renovations.
Adrienne K. Woodyard, a tax lawyer with Davis LLP, took time out of her day to answer a few questions about Canadians and taxes.