The New York City Canadian Expat attended a unique event on January 16th from a story telling event called "Yum's the Word".The show in which the birthday of one chosen audience member is celebrated with a unique fusion of old-fashioned fun and modern live storytelling -- and it's gaining in popularity with each monthly installment. The theme of this uniquely Canadian themed show was Moose Tracks.
Gold Companies Looking to Forget 2012 It is a safe bet to say that 2012 will not be looked back upon with a great deal of fondness by the CEOs of the gold mining industry. From the executive suites of the largest gold miners to the smallest junior exploration companies, this past year will go down as the "annus horribilis" (horrible year) for investors in gold stocks. The S&P/TSX Gold Index will close the year down about 21%.
How the Fiscal Cliff Deal Affects You What would the New Year be without a new set of tax rules? Well, Congress didn't disappoint this year and as most of you know, Congress recently approved, and President Obama signed legislation, that averted the fiscal cliff arising from the expiration of the Bush era tax cuts that were set to expire at midnight on December 31, 2012.