• Overlooked Costs Of Buying A Home

    Overlooked Costs Of Buying A Home

    With only 5% required for a down payment and banks practically giving away money, many people are rushing out to find their dream home. But are you really ready to buy a home? Have you considered all […]

  • 5 Must Have Insurance Policies

    5 Must Have Insurance Policies

    Insurance is a must in many cases but some of us choose to do without it since the monthly premium cuts into our bottom line. This is a huge mistake, having the right insurance should be part […]

  • Do Your Own Taxes Or Hire A Pro?

    Do Your Own Taxes Or Hire A Pro?

    With tax season right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about how you want to get your taxes taken care of.

    Taxes are always a pain, but there are many people who slog […]

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Should You Avoid Your RRSP?

February 19th, 2015|13 Comments

This pretty much goes against all conventional thinking especially at this time of the year, but there are times when investing in your RRSP might not be the best idea.

The main reason many of us […]

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Canadians Are Not Saving For Retirement

February 17th, 2015|10 Comments

Canadians are not saving for retirement with just 48% agreeing that we’re saving for retirement according to a new poll done by Ipsos. This a pretty far cry from a BMO RRSP study conducted earlier […]

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7 Things To Stop Spending Money On At Work

February 16th, 2015|12 Comments

We all have jobs presumably so we can earn money but it’s incredible how much money we spend while earning a living. I’m not just talking about buying your lunches, or having a coffee, there’s quite […]

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Index Funds For Beginners

February 12th, 2015|25 Comments

Often I’m asked by people what they should they invest in and I always have the same answer; Purchasing index funds and following the Canadian couch potato strategy (CCP) which was made famous by Dan B […]

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One Year Blog Anniversary

February 10th, 2015|25 Comments

A weird thing happened over the weekend, I hit my one year blog anniversary. I started the blog because I wanted to share my experiences with money, fortunately most of those experiences have been positive. […]

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Intrepid Travel Canada Explains Adventure Tourism

February 9th, 2015|2 Comments

A couple years back my wife and I travelled to Egypt and Jordan since it was always a dream to see the Pyramids of Giza and Petra, Jordan. Although we’re avid travellers, we knew using an adventure […]

  • Credit card advantages

Common Credit Card Benefits

February 5th, 2015|14 Comments

Credit card debt is a serious issue but if used correctly those credit card benefits can really work for us.

Think about it, assuming we pay our bills in full and on time then technically those benefits […]

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Valentine’s Day In Toronto Ideas

February 3rd, 2015|7 Comments

A recent study by The Economist found that Toronto is the best city to live in and with Valentine’s Day fast approaching many are looking for something special to do during the weekend of love.

If you’re […]

  • how to find a good financial advisor

How To Find A Good Financial Advisor

February 2nd, 2015|2 Comments

It’s February and for the financial industry that means RRSP season. Whether you’re making your first contribution or you’re a veteran investor, one question that commonly gets asked is: how do you find a good […]

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