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 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 |2018-09-15T15:20:03+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|

EQ Bank Launches in Canada With a High Interest Rate

This post was sponsored by EQ Bank. The views and opinions expressed in this blog, however, are purely my own. EQ Bank is a Canadian digital bank that has been around since 2016 and is currently offering 2.30% interest* rate on their EQ Bank Savings Plus Account. That's one of the highest interest rates in [...]

By |2018-08-02T10:27:27+00:00January 14th, 2018|Investing, My Money, 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+00:00December 18th, 2017|Investing, My Money, Personal Finance|