Investing

How to Transfer Your RRSP to Another Financial Institution

Now that the RRSP season is officially over, although technically there is no RRSP season, I want to focus on a subject that many people wonder about. How to transfer your RRSP to another financial institution. At first glance, making the switch may appear difficult, but it’s a surprisingly easy process. Generally speaking, all you…

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What are ETFs and why are They so Popular?

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have seen their popularity explode in recent years. In fact, there are now more than $6 trillion dollars invested in the global ETF industry. Investors around the world are flooding the ETF industry with money. Clearly, something special is happening here. Full disclosure, I started investing in ETFs a few years ago…

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RBC InvestEase Review

**This post is sponsored by RBC InvestEase Inc. All views and opinions expressed represent my own and are based on my own research of the subject matter Are you looking into robo advisors and investing but don’t know where to start? Although robo advisors are becoming more and more popular across Canada, some people still…

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My Pension Deferral Dilemma

As some of you know, I left my full-time job in January of 2018 to freelance and spend more time with my daughter. What you may not know is that I was still technically an employee since I would do the occasional shift during a major event. Oh, it also allowed me to keep all…

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Defined Benefit vs Defined Contribution Pension

One of the best employer benefits available is a pension plan which comes in two forms: defined benefit pension plan and defined contribution pension plan. Think of it as free money since your employer is basically matching you, or giving you more, towards your retirement savings. Despite the fact both pensions are essentially free money.…

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Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) Canada | Everything you need to know

In recent years, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Registered Education Savings Plan which is more commonly known as RESP. I suppose I shouldn’t be that surprised that many of my peers are interested in the RESP rules since they’ve just had children. Heck, one of the first things I did when…

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Hardbacon Review

Hardbacon Review

Finance and budgeting apps are nothing new for Canadians, however, there is one Canadian fintech company that is quickly making headway with the versatility of their app. Hardbacon has been available since 2018. Their mission is to help Canadians make better financial decisions and to become wealthier day after day. Every app has a similar…

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Unconventional Money Moves to Make

Unconventional Money Moves to Consider

Ever since COVID-19 became a global pandemic, many people have had to make significant adjustments to their daily lives. Many people have started to work from home, wearing masks in public is no longer unusual, and how we manage our money has changed. I’d love to tell you that sticking to traditional money advice such…

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How to transfer your TFSA

How to Transfer Your TFSA to Another Financial Institution

Have you ever wondered how to transfer your TFSA to another financial institution? Just like transferring your RRSP, it’s a simple process, but due to contribution limits, there are a few other things to consider when moving your Tax-Free Savings Account. To be clear, there are no tax consequences if you’re transferring your funds from…

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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…

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