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FBC Member Spotlight: Tail Waggin’ Dog Ranch

Oct 24, 2019
For almost a decade, FBC Members Tim and Wendy Wallace have helped dog owners by caring for their pets at their cage-free facility in Muncey, Ont.

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FBC Member Spotlight: Home Style Electric

Oct 23, 2019
In 2008, Jamie Myatt was working in the oil patch as an electrician when the economy took a downturn. When he came back home to Dartmouth, he found a job as a journeyman for a local company. But it wasn’t long before he felt unfulfilled in his role and decided to make the leap into running his own business. He launched Home Style Electric in 2009 on a shoestring budget.

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FBC Member Spotlight: The Hagan Family

Oct 22, 2019
To say Alistair and Erin Hagan are busy is an understatement. The FBC Members and couple of almost 20 years run a family owned cattle farm in Virden, Manitoba. On top of their day-to-day operations on the farm, they also own and run Hagan Performance and Ranch Horse Sale.

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FBC Member Spotlight: Ace of Spades Landscaping

Oct 18, 2019
For more than a decade, Marty Hammond worked for landscaping companies in Niagara Falls before deciding to strike out on his own. He wanted to provide superior service to customers and focus on quality over quantity. So in 2009 he took the leap and started his own company, Ace of Spades Landscaping.

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What is the RESP and how does it work?

Oct 11, 2019
Are you worried about saving for your child’s education after high school? Learn more about the RESP and how you can start saving now for your children's future, and get a boost from the Canadian government.

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7 ways a mobile app can help your small business

Oct 07, 2019
With so many Canadians incorporating apps into their daily habits, it’s tempting to find a way to get in your customer’s pocket (or purse). But what are the benefits of a mobile app for your small business? Is it worth the investment?

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Why farm succession planning is so important

Sep 30, 2019
Having an estate plan that includes a Will is critical to having your assets distributed as you wished through the hands of your chosen executor after your death. Without a Will, the courts may appoint someone to liquidate or distribute your assets in a manner you might never have intended.

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FBC Reviews from farm & small business owners

Sep 26, 2019
If you want to read more about why our Members love our year-round, personalized, all-in-one solution for their farm or small business, here are some of our favourite reviews.

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Should I use a RRSP or TFSA as a business owner?

Sep 18, 2019
Are you investing in a RRSP or TFSA? If you’re not, you’re missing out on tax savings.

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How to keep a CRA mileage log for vehicle expenses

Sep 13, 2019
If you’re self-employed and using your vehicle for business use, are you keeping a mileage log? If you’re audited by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and you don’t have one, the CRA could reject your claims for motor vehicle expenses. Avoid CRA scrutiny with our tips and tricks on keeping a mileage log.

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