My TFSA Dilemma and Solution

I embraced the tax free savings account with open arms when it was first introduced back in 2009. I made the maximum $5,000 contribution in 2009 and again in 2010. My TFSA game was strong, indeed, as I invested those funds in Canadian dividend paying stocks and...

Teaching Young Kids About Money

The most influential teacher your young child will ever have is you – their parent, especially Mom. Your children are considerably affected by how you use money on a day-to-day basis. Kids are watching and listening to you all the time, and they learn a lot through...

5 Rules Of Thumb That Need An Update

We love to have rules of thumb to guide us. They are designed to give you a rough idea of what to aim for so you can get started on your goals. A rule can sometimes help make decisions easier. However, it likely will not give you an accurate answer for your own...

Net Worth Update: 2016 Mid-Year Review

We’ve reached the halfway point of 2016 so it’s once again time to take a deeper look at my finances and update my net worth. This year has been fairly quiet on the financial front. I continued to simplify our investments, this time by transferring a small RRSP...

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