Robo advisors

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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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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CI Direct Investing Review (formerly WealthBar)

When it comes to affordable investing, robo advisors just might be the way to go. They offer an easy, low-cost option for investors of all levels of experience. WealthBar formally rebranded as CI Direct Investing on August 5, 2020. CI Direct Investing is part of CI Financial, one of the country’s largest investment companies. Under…

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10 Ways To Start Investing for Beginners With Little Money

10 Ways to Start Investing for Beginners With Little Money

Investing for beginners with little money may appear to be difficult, but it’s not hard to make your money work for you. It’s all about taking the cash that you have now and investing in things that make sense for you.  Let’s be realistic, you’re not going to get rich by investing $25 a month,…

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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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When to Switch from Robo Advisor to Discount Brokerage Investing

When to Switch from Robo Advisor to Discount Brokerage Investing

**Today’s guest post comes from my friend Kyle Prevost over at MillionDollarJourney.com. He’s am editor and writer, in addition to being a personal finance education expert. When my friends used to ask me about how to get started in investing, I used to recommend the online discount broker + ETF(s) route. It’s still the lowest-cost…

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Compound Interest Definition and Explanation

Compound Interest Definition and Explanation

Compound interest is a common term you hear when it comes to investing. But, what exactly is compound interest, how does it work, and how can you best take advantage of it? I’m sharing what you need to know in this compound interest explanation. Compound interest definition So, what is compound interest? Compound interest is…

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robo advisors in canada

Are Robo Advisors in Canada Right for you?

Taking control of my finances and becoming a do-it-yourself investor was one of my greatest accomplishments. I always tell people that it’s pretty easy to become a DIY investor, all you need to do is get over your initial fears and do a little bit of research. Setting yourself up as an index investor is not…

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How to Start Investing in 4 Easy Steps

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RBC InvestEase Inc. All opinions are my own and are based on my own research of the subject matter. I’ll be honest, I was terrified of investing in my younger years, but I knew that the earlier I started investing, the more money I…

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Why I’m Afraid of the Next Bear Market

**Today’s post is from my friend Markus Muhs, a CFP, CIM, Investment Advisor, and Portfolio Manager with Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. I’ve known Markus for years and he’s one of the first people help me become financial literate and I’m thrilled to be sharing a guest post from him. First a disclaimer: I’m a financial advisor.…

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