Valentine’s Day Governance

If you have been following my weekly tips, you know that I think governance is everywhere. Holiday governance is one of my specialities. So, let’s look at Valentine’s Day. First of all, why does this holiday exist? I assume it is a Hallmark Holiday – one of the holidays that were created to benefit the […]

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February is T4 Month (2018 Refresher)

February is the month where we think about T4’s. This is a good time for a refresher about who files these forms and when?  The T4 is issued to employees. Canadians are familiar with the T4, as most Canadians have had a job in their lifetime. New business owners who have employees need to be […]

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Deciding if Your Group Needs Directors Insurance

How do you decide if your group needs directors insurance? The best answer would be that you have done a comprehensive analysis of the risks facing your organization and then compared these risks to the insurance you have. You then go talk to your broker and decide if you need more coverage. The directors insurance […]

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Parking Apps

I am opposed to spending money for anything that could be a deduction and not being able to get a receipt. Halifax, where I live, has recently fixed the problem of getting a receipt from a parking meter. The HotSpot app is now active for parking meters in Halifax. You can download the app, set […]

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Policy Template – Term Limits

This tip is concerning the policy for term limits. Using the template which I have been talking about for the past couple of tips we would document the following. The Policy Name is Board Term Limits. The policy applies to board members. The explanation is that a person may serve for three terms of three […]

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Painless Financial Training Group Inc. with Debi Peverill

Understand Financial Stuff, Painlessly