Robo advisors

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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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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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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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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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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Picking the Right Robo Advisor for You

For too many years Canadians had to look southward and enviously gaze at the bevy of hands-off investing options that our American counterparts had to choose from.  Thankfully, this lack of choice in The Great White North has changed in a big way over the past couple of years. While you might be tempted to…

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past performance

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…

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fintech in Canada

FinTech in Canada Explained

FinTech in Canada has been growing at a rapid pace. New players are coming online all the time which has given Canadians more choice when it comes to their financial needs. Even traditional banks have recognized the importance of Fintech and have started to roll out new products that are clearly targeting people who are…

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