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Husband, dad, computer geek, professional software craftsman, Canadian.

Interests: technology, personal finance, personal productivity, books, music. Within personal finance, specific interests include retirement planning, taxes, investing, self-employment.

I founded the Personal Finance & Money Stack Exchange, and continued as a moderator for 4 years. I resigned my role effective October, 2013 in order to focus more on my family and business.

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comment Canada Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB): $100/month per child under age 6 from the government. Is it true?
On October 30th, 2014, major changes were announced to UCCB. See: How are Canada Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) & related tax measures changing in 2015?
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comment Canada Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB): $100/month per child under age 6 from the government. Is it true?
On October 30th, 2014, major changes were announced to UCCB. See: How are Canada Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) & related tax measures changing in 2015?
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comment How are Canada Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) & related tax measures changing in 2015?
p.s. If I left anything out, feel free to edit and/or comment. Thanks.
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comment How are Canada Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) & related tax measures changing in 2015?
p.s. This is a significant development affecting Canadian families, so, yes, I am asking & answering my own question with the intent of preempting the many questions I expect the changes may raise.
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asked How are Canada Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) & related tax measures changing in 2015?
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answered How are Canada Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) & related tax measures changing in 2015?
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comment value chain for retail banks
This question appears to be off-topic because it is not about personal finance.
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revised Is it a pattern day trade if you close position in after hours?
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revised End-of-year purchase deductions
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revised Is this HSA too good to be true?
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revised Can I pay past expenses using an FSA opened midyear?
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revised A deferred capital gains tax similar to the real estate 1031 Exchange but for securities reinvestment?
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revised Transferring assets between Roth IRA accounts
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revised What is a “Revenue Credit” on a 401k account statement?
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revised How high should I set my KickStarter funding goal in order to have $35,000 left over?
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revised Rental property, pluses to move to an LLC
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revised Is the new myRA retirement savings account option worth it?
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comment Investing in stocks in US for non-US citizen
Despite not wanting to use brokers in your own country, you'll still need to tell us what country you live in, because you'll still be subject to your own country's laws and any restrictions U.S. brokers may have in dealing with your country.