The Easiest Way to Start an RRSP

Your podcast feed and Youtube stream are often interrupted by promises of dreamy retirements and passive-aggressive shaming about how you really need to get started saving. Yup – it must be “RRSP season” again. I have never liked RRSP season.   There is no logical reason why the date for which you can “count back” RRSP…

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Investing in Toronto Real Estate

If you didn’t know, the 2020 GTA Home and Reno Show is happening from February 14-17, 2020 at the International Centre in Mississauga. It’s now formally known just as the Home Show and features more than 300 vendors and speakers including investment coach Irene Lee, who has built a significant portfolio for herself and others with…

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RRSP Mistakes to Avoid

Although registered retirement savings plans (RRSP) have been around for more than 50 years, many people are still confused about them. Understanding the basics is one thing, but people often struggle when deciding between using their RRSP vs. TFSA. To complicate things, there are many RRSP mistakes that you can make. That can be something…

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management expense ratio

Understanding Your Management Expense Ratio (MER)

One of the most commonly talked about topics in the personal finance world is fees. Most people realize that you’re going to pay a fee since you’re getting a service, but you may be shocked to find out how much you’re paying in fees. Eliminating small daily fees are great for improving our cash flow,…

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Questrade Portfolios review

Questwealth Portfolios Review | Best Robo Advisors in Canada

Are you considering using a robo advisor for your investments? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Robo advisors are becoming more and more popular as an investment option for Canadians who are looking for an easier and more laid back approach to their investments. With low management fees, trustworthy experts behind the companies, and a strong…

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Wealthsimple review

Wealthsimple Review | Best robo advisors in Canada

Are you looking for an easy way to invest but not sure where to begin? Do you want a method that will save you time, stress, and even money? Then maybe it’s time that you considered a robo advisor.Despite the name, it’s important to note that robo advisors are not robots. The process is automated…

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RRSP vs TFSA: Which one to choose?

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sun Life. All opinions are my own. Without a doubt, the #1 question I get asked about personal finance is Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) vs Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). Which one should I choose? There’s no simple answer since both have their benefits.…

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Mylo Review

In the market for a budgeting app that will help you save money? Mylo may be just what you’re looking for. This app helps you save money on a regular basis without having to change your spending habits. Not only does it help save your money, but Mylo also invests it to keep your money…

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Nest Wealth Review

Nest Wealth Review | Best Robo Advisors in Canada

Robo advisors have become an incredibly popular way to invest in Canada. Thanks to cheaper fees and solid long-term investment strategies, Canadians are finding robo advisors to be a smart, easy, and safe way to invest and save for their future. So what exactly is a robo advisor? Despite the name, it’s important to know…

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What is a Mutual Fund?

When it comes to investing, one of the most popular products, if not the most popular, is a mutual fund. This type of investment product is available to all investors, but many still don’t know what is a mutual fund. To simply put it, a mutual fund is an investment product that consists of stocks,…

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