How TFSAs Can Make You Rich

Tax-Free Savings Accounts have been touted as the most powerful investment option for Canadians since RRSPs were introduced more than 50 years ago. On the surface, TFSAs are a simple personal savings program which allows Canadians over the age of 18 to contribute...

The Many Hidden Costs of Travel

My wife and I just recently got back from a trip to Toronto where I was reminded of all the little extras that can add hundreds of dollars to a flight. You’ll go through them from the time you walk into the airport to when you get off your flight at your destination....

6 Steps To Creating A Sound Financial Plan

Q.  I don’t have a large income or a lot of investments.  How can a financial planner help me? You don’t have to be wealthy to make a financial plan.  A financial planner can help you in the following ways: 1.  Clarify your current situation A planner will provide you...

The Beginner’s Guide On How NOT To Start Investing

I was 19 or 20 years old when I first started investing.  I diligently put money aside every paycheque, starting with $50 every two weeks and eventually increasing that to $200 per month. Sounds like I was off to a great start, right?  Wrong! Related: How Young...

How Young Investors Can Get Started

Investing can be intimidating for young investors who are starting out.  The wealth of information available online is a two-edged sword.  You can learn just about anything you want, but with so much information available how do you tell the difference between good...

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