Are You Using Your Tax-Free Savings Account?

Despite the fact that Tax-Free Savings Accounts turn 10-years old in 2019, only 69 per cent of Canadians say they have a TFSA according to BMO’s Annual TFSA Study. This number is actually up from 56 per cent from the previous year which is a 23 per cent improvement, but’s it’s still too low in [...]

By |2018-12-30T06:33:03+00:00December 19th, 2018|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

3 Reasons why You Shouldn’t Freak out About Saving for Retirement

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. All opinions are my own. I think it’s safe to say that many people freak out when it comes to saving for their retirement. Some people may have not saved anything while others may not think they’re saving [...]

By |2018-11-22T07:02:02+00:00November 5th, 2018|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

Why Millennials Should be Saving for Retirement Now

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. All opinions are my own. I hate to generalize, but it seems like not many Millennials are saving for retirement. This likely won’t surprise my fellow Millennials since many of us are dealing with student debt, a high [...]

By |2018-11-19T11:23:01+00:00November 1st, 2018|Investing, Personal Finance, Young Money|

Money Sit-downs With Shannon Lee Simmons

I had a chance to sat down with Shannon Lee Simmons, author of Worry-Free Money who recently partnered with Interac where talked about money and life. As a certified financial planner, Shannon helps her clients maintain or get their finances back on track. What you may not realize is that it doesn't matter if you [...]

By |2018-09-26T15:04:44+00:00September 10th, 2018|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

7 Things You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency

**Today's sponsored guest post comes from the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA). This has been reviewed and approved by Moneywehave.com Cryptocurrencies are a hot topic of conversation these days and have been since the beginnings of bitcoin in 2009. While they may seem like an exciting prospect, there are a few things you should consider before [...]

By |2018-09-23T20:24:32+00:00August 27th, 2018|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

The Best High Interest Savings Accounts in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links I hate having my money sit in a bank account doing nothing which is why I always move any funds I don’t immediately need to my high interest savings account (HISA). As the name implies, any money you have parked in a HISA earns you high interest. Of course, the [...]

By |2019-01-09T09:50:24+00:00August 13th, 2018|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|

Why I’m Afraid of the Next Bear Market

**Today's post is from my friend Markus Muhs, a CFP, CIM, Investment Advisor, and Portfolio Manager with Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. I've known Markus for years and he's one of the first people help me become financial literate and I'm thrilled to be sharing a guest post from him. First a disclaimer: I’m a financial advisor. [...]

By |2018-07-22T22:00:47+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Investing, Personal Finance|

How To Find A Good Financial Advisor

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 a financial advisor? If you have any financial knowledge then you should probably manage your money on your own. That being said, it’s definitely worth seeking out an advisor or planner if [...]

By |2018-10-03T10:39:29+00:00June 2nd, 2018|Investing, Personal Finance|

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 |2018-06-21T09:35:13+00:00January 29th, 2018|Investing, Personal Finance|