How To Find A Good Financial Advisor

Whether you’re making your first contribution or you’re a veteran investor, one question that commonly gets asked is: how do you find a good a financial advisor? If you have any financial knowledge then you should probably manage your money on your own. That being said, it’s definitely worth seeking out an advisor or planner if…

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You’ve likely noticed by now a ton of ads for RRSPs. This is pretty typical from the banks since the end of February is the deadline for contributions for the previous tax year. This is a great reminder for everyone, but RRSP contributions can be made any time during the year so there’s no need…

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So I hit the $100K mark. In my last update I mentioned I was hoping to hit the 6 digit mark sometime this year, I just didn’t think it would happen so fast. I just turned 33 back in December so hitting the $100K mark at this age is quite the accomplishment. I didn’t do anything special, I just…

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This pretty much goes against all conventional thinking especially at this time of the year, but there are times when investing in your RRSP might not be the best idea. The main reason many of us invest in our RRSPs to begin with is for the tax refund, who doesn’t like getting a cheque after filing…

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November is financial literacy month! Exciting right? Okay, maybe it’s just exciting for those of us who blog about money, and for those who are trying to make money. Managing our money is hard enough so it’s no surprise that many of us glaze over when we hear money terms in the news that makes no…

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Congratulations on your first job! Your first paycheque will probably be the most money you’ve ever seen so figuring how to manage your new found wealth needs to be a priority. It’s a fine balance between paying off debt, saving for the future and of course spending a bit on yourself. Taking care of your money doesn’t…

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]Are you stressed out by growing financial responsibilities?  You’re not alone, more than half of us between the ages of 45-64 are caring for children, aging parents, or both, this all according to…

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It’s pretty obvious that free money is awesome but I can understand that maximizing employee stock plans can be tough. With all of our daily expenses, it’s hard to find some extra money for our benefits. But here’s the thing you don’t actually need to save more money, just look at what you’re saving now…

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A couple days ago I talked about Canadian housing premiums and the cost of life when purchasing a home.  A few of the points I brought up should have been obvious but the reality is many of us really are stuck in the monthly payment trap. I have no real answer when it comes to home…

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