TFSA

What is a Mutual Fund? Everything you need to know

Have you ever wondered what is a mutual fund? It’s easily the most popular type of investment product, yet many people have no idea what they are and how they work. While that may sound surprising, it shouldn’t be since most people let their financial advisor or financial institution make investment decisions on their behalf.…

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Are GICs Worth it

Are GICs Worth it? Understanding GIC Investments

Are GICs worth it? When some people think of investing, they tend to think of it as a high-risk strategy. Often, we associate investments with the stock market which can be incredibly volatile. While some people love to invest in stocks, others shy away from it, prioritizing security over the risk that comes with potential…

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EQ Bank Tax Free Savings Account Review

EQ Bank Tax Free Savings Account Review

EQ Bank has been around for quite a few years now, and clients love how they’ve simplified banking. You get a high interest rate with no everyday banking fees. What’s not to like right? Well, there was one complaint. EQ Bank didn’t offer a Tax Free Savings Account. Saving is great, but it would be…

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Justwealth review

Justwealth Review | Get up to $500 free

Are you looking for a Justwealth review? Robo advisors are becoming a popular way to invest in Canada thanks to how simple and easy they make the application process. While the simplicity makes robo advisors ideal for beginners, the reliable strategy they use makes them ideal for experienced investors as well.   Before we get…

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Motusbank review

Motusbank Review

motusbank is here! The first thing you need to know is that motusbank is a Canadian digital bank which is a subsidiary of Meridian. In case you’re not familiar, they’re one of the most popular credit unions in Ontario and Canada. For years, Meridian has been offering some amazing products including one of the best…

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Stocktrades Premium Vs Stock Advisor Canada Review

Stocktrades Premium Vs Stock Advisor Canada Review 2020

Looking for stock ideas? How to get started in the markets? Access to quality research?  As Canadians, we don’t have many options when it comes to investment services.  So, I took it upon myself to have a look at one of Canada’s leading investment platforms, along with one of Canada’s fastest growing in recent times,…

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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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How to transfer your TFSA

How to Transfer Your TFSA to Another Financial Institution

Have you ever wondered how to transfer your TFSA to another financial institution? Just like transferring your RRSP, it’s a simple process, but due to contribution limits, there are a few other things to consider when moving your Tax-Free Savings Account. To be clear, there are no tax consequences if you’re transferring your funds from…

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What is dollar cost averaging?

What is dollar cost averaging?

If you’re going to start investing, one of the most recommended techniques is dollar cost averaging. New investors will likely have a blank expression when they come across this term and wonder what is dollar cost averaging? To simply put it, it’s a tactic where you’re making regular investment purchases regardless of the price. This…

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What is Socially Responsible Investing?

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RE Royalties. All opinions are my own. Do you consider yourself to be socially responsible? Is sustainability important to you? What about the environment? Do you try to reduce waste, support ethical businesses, and prevent climate change? Chances are that you answered yes to…

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