Investing

Canadian Discount Brokerages

How to choose between Canadian Discount Brokerages

If you’re a Canadian investor who is looking to DIY their way to a respectable nest egg, then deciding which of Canada’s online brokerages you use is one of your first (and most impactful) decisions. After many years of trying to convince Canadians that they need to cut costs to the bone and drop their…

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How To Find A Good Financial Advisor

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…

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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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addy invest review

addy Invest Review

When it comes to investing, real estate tends to be one of the most lucrative options. But, let’s be honest. Real estate is expensive and property prices just keep getting higher and higher during the pandemic. Many people now assume that investing in real estate is out of reach but that may no longer be…

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What Happens to My Pension if I Quit My Job Canada

What Happens to My Pension if I Quit My Job?

When I had a corporate job, my employer had a defined benefit (DB) pension plan. While these golden handcuffs were undoubtedly great, I did wonder what happens to my pension if I quit my job? I knew there would be a few different options. However, I never thought much about it because I assumed I…

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RRSP deadline

RRSP Deadline, Contribution Limit, and Tax Deduction

Are you looking for the RRSP deadline? From an early age, Canadians are encouraged to save up money and invest in a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) for their future. An RRSP can be a very smart tool to help save for retirement if used properly. However, as a government-registered account, your RRSP has a…

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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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How to invest in index funds

How to invest in index funds?

Do you want to know how to invest in index funds? It doesn’t matter if you’re a new investor or approaching retirement, index investing is a strategy that works for anyone. Even Warren Buffett recommends index funds for the average investor. What makes it so appealing is that there’s minimal work required on your end…

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mortgage stress test

What is the Mortgage Stress Test?

Are you looking to buy a home in Canada but have no idea what is the mortgage stress test? Even though the Canadian government announced the mortgage stress test back in 2017, it still causes a lot of confusion among potential buyers. It doesn’t help that the rules have changed a few times, so knowing…

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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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