Target Date Funds: A Smart Solution For Your RESP?

If you think of saving for retirement as a marathon and not a sprint, investing in an RESP might then be best described as a middle-distance event. That’s because unlike RRSPs, where you hold onto your investments for three or four decades before withdrawing the money...

From The Boomer & Echo Mailbag: CPP Benefits

I get a lot of questions about CPP benefits. Unfortunately, CPP uses complicated formulas to determine certain benefits and I’m sorry to have to answer “It depends.” Here are some general answers. To get accurate information about your own personal situation, I...

Scholarships Can Pay For Expensive Education Costs

With the cost of post-secondary school education rising astronomically each year, it makes sense to pursue every avenue of financial aid. Yes, you’ve been saving in an RESP and there are student loans available, but don’t overlook scholarships, grants and bursaries....

Indexers Are Terrible At Indexing

Despite all of the evidence that low cost passive investing outperforms actively managed portfolios, many investors still cling to the belief that an active approach can help steer them through turbulent times in the market. Even investors who have taken the plunge...

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