When Do You Stop Helping Your Adult Children?

Rodney and Carol retired in their early sixties. A few years later their youngest child, Greg, lost his graphic arts job and decided to start a small manufacturing business. To start the company, he got his parents to invest $50,000. They wanted to help their son...

A Big List Of Behavioural Biases

There’s a fascinating link between psychology and money that tries to explain how we think and behave when it comes to saving, spending, and investing. It was Meir Statman’s book, What Investors Really Want, that first opened my eyes to behavioural biases...

A Twist On The RRSP vs. Mortgage Debate

It’s an age-old financial dilemma. Should you use your extra savings to pay down the mortgage or contribute to your RRSP? A simple answer is to compare the expected return from your investments to the interest rate on your mortgage. In today’s low rate environment,...

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