Fund Facts About Mutual Funds

The Canadian Securities Administrators now (as of July 2011) require all Mutual Fund companies to provide a new disclosure document for mutual fund investors. These documents are called Fund Facts and they replace the simplified prospectus (although these are still...

Is Manulife One Worth A Look?

If you’ve ever seen the “What’s your number?” commercial, you might be curious about the Manulife One account and how it works. The Manulife One account combines your debt, savings and income into one easy to use chequing account.  Similar to a traditional home equity...

Smart Tax Planning Strategies

No one likes paying taxes.  Tax evasion is illegal but you have the right to reduce the taxes you pay to the least amount possible.  You want to pay attention to your financial affairs during your working years to be the most tax effective. The key components of smart...

Millionaire Teacher Book Review And Giveaway

Andrew Hallam became a debt free millionaire in his 30’s.  He’s not a corporate CEO, doctor or lawyer. He works as a high school English teacher – in Singapore, no less – without the comfort of a traditional defined benefit pension plan enjoyed...

Borrowing To Invest

Borrowing money for investment purposes offers the ability to gain financial leverage.  Leveraging when used prudently can dramatically magnify your goals, adding some muscle to your portfolio more quickly. You are familiar with the concept of leveraging if you have...

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