travel fees to avoid

I love to travel, but I absolutely hate the fees and charges that can come up. It’s a bit ridiculous when you think about it. There are more than a few things that are designed to get more money from travellers. It may not seem like a lot at first, but once you start adding…

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how to avoid atm fees

I think it’s safe to say that fees have become a major issue for consumers as of late. With improved technology, people are simply tired of paying for certain services that should be automated or at least cost less. Give the big banks credit, BMO, CIBC, and RBC has made changes to their fees which…

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Beware of excess credit card charges

Over the years, consumers have complained about fees and the government has slowly been addressing the needs of the consumers. This is usually great news for consumers, but when we start to take a look at things a little closer, we realize that some of these fees have just been “hidden”. When it comes to credit card…

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A while back I wrote Signs your advisor doesn’t know anything.  This was a controversial post as some of the things I brought up didn’t sit well for some readers, but I will say this; the same points that I brought up is ultimately what helped me avoid paying deferred sales charges (DSC). This is not…

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