Investing

Don't let investing intimidate you

Don’t let Investing Intimidate you

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TD Direct Investing. All of the opinions are my own. Becoming a self-directed investor made a huge impact on my life. It completely changed…

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fintech in Canada

FinTech in Canada Explained

FinTech in Canada has been growing at a rapid pace. New players are coming online all the time which has given Canadians more choice when it comes to their financial needs. Even traditional banks have…

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I bought a home

I bought a home, now what?

A few months ago I wrote about how I bought a condo. Despite how much I prepared, there was no way for sure to tell what would happen after I closed. Well, some things went…

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The Pros and Cons of DIY Investing

The Pros and Cons of DIY Investing

Becoming a do-it-yourself (DIY) investor is what I consider one of my greatest financial victories. It wasn’t an easy decision, truthfully, it was pretty scary at the start. Saving always came naturally for me, but now I…

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serious about money

Why I Became Serious About Money

About 7 years ago I was on top of the world. I was doing well in my career, and I had recently gotten engaged to my girlfriend. Paying for the wedding wasn’t a huge concern since…

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Financial advisors don't require propertraining

Questions To Ask Your Financial Advisor

Earlier in the year I wrote about how to find a good financial advisor which focused on fee only and fee-based advisors. Very few of us will start off at that level so I wanted…

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How I Got My Deferred Sales Charges Waived

A while back I wrote Signs your advisor doesn’t know anything.  This was a controversial post as some of the things I brought up didn’t sit well for some readers, but I will say this; the…

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