Weekend Reading: Because Money Edition

We recorded episode three of the Because Money video podcast on Wednesday and welcomed special guest Kerry K. Taylor, the blogger behind Squawkfox.com, to the program to discuss frugal Christmas gifts, the “one toy in, one toy out” rule, and money saving...

Owning Your Home Vs. Renting

Owning your own home has always been an important part of the Canadian dream, but times they are a-changin’.  The high cost of housing in many major cities and the more transient nature of the workforce often make people rethink this choice. Related: How much house...

First Time Home Buyer: HBP Or TFSA?

It can be a challenge for first time home buyers to come up with a down payment.  With soaring Canadian real estate prices, crippling student loan debt, and low starting salaries, it can take years to save the required minimum down payment. Canadians do have some...

What Is Your Investing Style?

Whether you are a do-it-yourself investor or you rely on a financial advisor you have an overall strategy of choosing your investments based on your profile, risk tolerance and beliefs that will enable you to achieve your objectives. Related: 5 Challenges DIY...

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