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KeatsConnelly Cross-Border Weekly Best of the Web 2015-6-26

Every week we share news stories, blog articles and other interesting stuff from around the web that received the most views, shares, comments and overall interest on various KeatsConnelly social media outlets. This week we begin with a an article

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The 5 Most Viewed KeatsConnelly Blog Posts Of All Time

The first post on the KeatsConnelly blog was published July 1, 2010. As we approach the 4 year anniversary of the KeatsConnelly blog, we thought it would be interesting to take a look back at the five most visited posts

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KeatsConnelly Cross-Border Weekly Best of the Web 2014-5-16

Every week we share news stories, blog articles and other interesting stuff from around the web that received the most views, shares, comments and overall interest on various KeatsConnelly social media outlets. This week we offer a look at trends

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The Affordable Care Act for New US Residents

Contributed by John Rice, CFA, CFP® Last month I wrote about the Affordable Care Act (often referred to as Obamacare) and how, even with all the troubles with the website, it should offer some great alternatives for Canadians that are moving

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IRS hamstrung on collecting health law penalities

Here’s a link to an interesting article from USA Today on how the IRS cannot enforce penalties for not having insurance: IRS hamstrung on collecting health law penalties (www.usatoday.com)

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Health Insurance Coverage Update

Contributed by John E. Rice, CFA, CFP® I wrote about health insurance in last month’s blog post and wanted to give an update now that Obamacare has started. Obamacare is the nickname for the Affordable Care Act of 2010 that is

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US Health Care

Contributed by John Rice, CFA,CFP®One of the challenges to coming to the US is what to do about health insurance. If you are coming to the US as more than just a snowbird you will need to address health care in

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US Health Care, Federal Power, and Cross-Border Planning

contributed by Brad Flecke, CFP® (US) Health care issues reflect a broader debate in the US. Will the country continue to move toward socialism, stronger federal government, and a European model? Or will the US turn back to its more

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Prescription Drug Savings Card

Written by International Tax Manager, David Levine Canadians living or vacationing in the United States and any other individual with limited or no prescription drug coverage can benefit from a prescription drug savings card. Instead of paying full price for

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US Residents and OHIP

Written by Senior Planner, Brad Flecke There is some controversy concerning US residents (US citizens and green card holders) accessing the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).  For years, US residents have accessed OHIP with impunity.  Yet, some green card holders

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