Tangerine Celebrates Their 20th Anniversary by Giving to Your Favourite Community Initiatives

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tangerine. All opinions are my own. Tangerine is celebrating their 20th anniversary today! To mark the occasion, they’re giving away five cash prizes, including one grand prize of $20,000 to organizations that matter to you! As an early client of Tangerine, I’m very excited [...]

By | 2017-05-23T13:58:24+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|featured, My Money, Personal Finance|

Past Performance is Not Indicative of Future Results

If you’ve ever spoken to an investment advisor who works for a bank, the odds are they showed you charts with the past performance. This is done to show you that the funds are a “proven” winner and you should invest them. However, what they should really be telling you (but never will) is that [...]

By | 2017-05-19T22:33:44+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|featured, Investing, Personal Finance|

How Fintech in Canada is set to Grow

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Accenture Canada. All opinions are my own. Earlier in the week, I attended and live streamed the #TOfintech symposium where many of the city’s top fintech community members, regulators, and even students got together to discuss the importance of Canada’s global position as a [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:07:32+00:00 May 18th, 2017|featured, Investing, Personal Finance|

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 [...]

By | 2017-05-11T23:38:21+00:00 May 15th, 2017|featured, Investing, Personal Finance|

Capital One Canada Introduces Free Credit Score Checks for Cardholders

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Capital One®. All opinions are my own. Knowing and understanding our credit score is one of the key steps in building a healthy relationship with our finances. Generally speaking, the higher the number, the better we’re doing, but there are many variables involved. So [...]

By | 2017-05-17T22:54:17+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Credit cards, Personal Finance|

Avoid These Tax Mistakes if You’re a Freelancer

Recently, Intuit Canada released a study on “The Rise of the Self-Employed Economy.” The study found that half of Canada’s workforce will be freelance by 2020. At first, this number seems high, but when I thought about it, it made a lot of sense. I started freelancing two years ago, and a lot of my [...]

By | 2017-04-19T23:11:11+00:00 April 10th, 2017|My Money, Personal Finance|