Articles by Amy Orr

Amy Orr is an author, freelance writer and editor, specializing in FinTech and Personal Finance. Starting with several prestigious internships in investment banking and asset management, in 2007 she went on to graduate with an MSc in Finance and Investment from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

She has since spent years as both a Portfolio Analyst and as a Financial Researcher/Writer, in both the UK and Canada.

Versed in the intricacies of multiple financial markets, her forte is parsing complex technical concepts into relatable, digestible content for the masses.
A Guide to the Ontario Focused Flow-Through Share Tax Credit

A Guide to the Ontario Focused Flow-Through Share Tax Credit

Find out how you can claim a tax credit for your eligible investments in Ontario mining exploration.

TFSA vs RRSP: Which is a Better Fit For Your Goals?

TFSA vs RRSP: Which is a Better Fit For Your Goals?

Two-thirds of Canadians hold either a TFSA or an RRSP, or both. Let’s look at what these accounts have to offer, and which best suits your particular needs.

A Complete Guide to the Mortgage Stress Test

A Complete Guide to the Mortgage Stress Test

First-time home buyers and seasoned property owners alike have to pass the mortgage stress test. Here is everything you need to know!

All About The T5018

All About The T5018

Everything you need to know to successfully manage your construction-related tax filings, via the all-important T5018.

Everything You Need to Know About Capital Gains Tax in Canada

Everything You Need to Know About Capital Gains Tax in Canada

No one said taxes were simple! Here is everything you need to know about capital gains tax in Canada, so you can stay financially efficient.

TFSA Contribution Limits By Year

TFSA Contribution Limits By Year

Learn how you can stay within the rules and be as efficient as possible with your tax-free savings accounts.

How to Improve Your Credit Score in Canada

How to Improve Your Credit Score in Canada

Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about credit scores in Canada, and how you can improve yours.