Risk Tolerance and the Responsibility of Online Investing

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf BMO InvestorLine.  The idea of an investor’s risk tolerance can be kind of tough to define and is even more difficult to accurately determine. The problem is that when the stock market is doing well (aka “a Bull Market”) we’re all much more likely to say [...]

By | 2018-02-13T09:17:25+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Investing, Personal Finance|

It’s Okay to not Know Everything About Money

I recently took part in a Twitter Party where the focus was on online investing. What I noticed was that a lot of participants had similar questions. More specifically, many of them wondered if they should even bother with investing since they didn’t know that much about money? The short answer is yes, but the [...]

By | 2017-12-31T11:31:30+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

Online Investing has Never Been Easier Than it is Right Now

**Editors note: Today's guest post comes from Dan Kent, a writer and co-founder of Stocktrades.ca. A DIY investor for 7 years now, Dan has a combination of dividend, growth and real estate investments in his portfolio and is looking to continually grow his net worth. You can follow him on Twitter at @Stocktrades_CA To most in [...]

By | 2017-10-22T15:50:26+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Investing, Personal Finance|

Canadians Facing Barriers When it Comes to Investing

When I started this blog, I never intended to talk much about investing, but it’s become a topic that’s become quite popular with my readers. I don’t think I did anything special since I started investing in mutual funds with my bank before I became a DIY investor, but I’ve realized that investing can be [...]

By | 2017-09-28T17:13:55+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Investing, Personal Finance|

6 Things You Should Know About Deposit Insurance in Canada

This is a sponsored post written by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. This has been reviewed and approved by Moneywehave.com Editor’s note: One of the most common questions I get is what happens to your deposited money if a bank fails? Well the good news is that you’re covered up to $100,000 thanks to the [...]

By | 2017-08-04T09:21:03+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

The Questions You Should be Asking When you First Meet a Financial Advisor

Many of us know that having a financial advisor is important, but when you meet with one for the first time, do you know what questions to ask? The questions you ask and the answers you get should help determine if you’re comfortable with letting this person manage your money. It doesn’t matter if you’re [...]

By | 2017-06-21T23:50:00+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Investing, Personal Finance|

Past Performance is Not Indicative of Future Results

If you’ve ever spoken to an investment advisor who works for a bank, the odds are they showed you charts with the past performance. This is done to show you that the funds are a “proven” winner and you should invest them. However, what they should really be telling you (but never will) is that [...]

By | 2017-05-31T17:08:49+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Investing, Personal Finance|