How To Create A Bond Or GIC Ladder

Even in a low interest rate environment, a balanced portfolio should include a portion of fixed income investments to smooth out the peaks and valleys in performance and provide liquidity. For individuals requiring regular investment income, fixed income investments...

Kids And Money

At a recent family gathering my great-niece showed me the gap in her teeth and informed me that the Tooth Fairy had left her $5 in exchange for her tooth.  Now, I might be a bit behind the times, but $5 seems pretty generous for a 5-year old.  That got me thinking...

Canadian Chequing Account Comparison

I’m always working hard to improve my finances and to save money wherever I can.  One of the first places I started was with my chequing account.  It bugs me that I have to pay a monthly fee to keep my money in a chequing account. And since Canadians use their debit...

Know Yourself Before You Invest

Most people who invest have completed a Know Your Client questionnaire designed by financial institutions to identify your investment style and assist in choosing the correct investments for your portfolio. However, the questionnaire is too superficial to identify...

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