Best Financial Tip: Make More Money

Most people only dream about making more money, but in reality it’s easier than you think.  You can make more money by getting a raise or a promotion at work, or by changing careers to a more lucrative field.  You can also get a second job, or start your own business...

5 Common Myths About RRSPs

RRSPs have been around for several decades enabling investors to save for their retirement while deferring taxes paid.  Everybody knows the rules by now – or do they? Here are some common myths and misconceptions about RRSPs. RRSP Myths Myth #1:  You have to be over...

Why I Became A DIY Investor

I haven’t always been a DIY investor.  Like many Canadians, I started investing in mutual funds through a financial advisor at my bank. I was getting matching RRSP contributions from my employer, up to 2% of my salary each year, but in order to get the match I had to...

How To Save Money By Going Green

While big corporations and governments can have a big impact on the environment – for better or for worse – individual efforts to “go green” can add up too.  Here’s how to save money by going green: Reducing Your Environmental Footprint You can reduce your...

Free Chequing Account Comparison

More and more, Canadians are exploring their options and seeking no-fee alternatives to traditional fee-based banking products. Sure, you can get a free chequing account at one of the big banks, but you’ll need to carry a high minimum balance or limit your...

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