Extended Warranties: Good Deal, Or Cash Grab?

When we downsized a couple of months ago we had to dispose of most of our furniture, as it just would not fit in our new home.  As a result, we have been doing a lot of shopping lately! I’m not normally much of a shopper, so I was surprised that almost every...

Wealthing Like Rabbits: Book Review And Giveaway

I’ve read a lot of personal finance books – I mean A LOT – and for the most part, unless there is a hook like the latte factor, or it is written in a unique “story” perspective like Jonathan Chevreau’s Findependence Day, the books are boring and the advice all sounds...

Invest Like A Billionaire? No Thanks!

Exchange traded funds have surged in popularity over the last decade, and for good reason.  A low cost, broadly diversified fund that tracks a stock index like the S&P/TSX 60 or S&P 500 doesn’t need to pay an expensive management and research team to deliver...

When Is The Best Time To Invest?

It’s not surprising that investors (especially first-time investors) often worry about the timing of their stock purchases. They believe they can accurately predict when it will rise and fall. The financial media is obsessed with market timing. Market timing doesn’t...

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