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Is home renovation ever a good investment?

For years I was under the impression that renovating a home was an investment. However, when I look up return on investment for typical home renovation projects, it appears that even the most ...
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Which investment option provides the best income tax benefit? [Canada]

If I have $100 to invest and I have the ability to choose from the following: GIC at 3% interest Shares that I might later sell at $105 Shares that pay a dividend of $3 Assuming that the period is ...
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Can you calculate the ROI on your credit score?

I've heard it said from people who work in the industry that your credit rating isn't a measure of your ability to pay, but rather a measure of how profitable a customer you are. I've also heard ...
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Is there anything material I might own (aside from a house) that would increase in value?

Say, for instance, diamonds, or gold? Watches?
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What is my % return on investment for various home renovations upon resale of my house?

For instance, I've heard that there is a minimum 75% return-on-investment ("ROI") on bathroom and kitchen renovations - is that an accurate figure? What about the other rooms in my home? Are there ...