Tangerine Investment Funds Review

Tangerine Bank is known for having one of the best high interest savings accounts in Canada, but they also offer Tangerine index funds. This product is an easy way to get you investing while minimizing the fees you’ll pay. Admittedly, Tangerine investment funds are more expensive compared to robo advisors or ETFs, but I still…

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do it yourself investing can be easy

Forget about me, what did you learn from financial literacy month? Is there something that really stuck with you? Have you decided it’s time to take control of your finances? The one question that I was asked a lot this month was; how did I get over the fear of becoming a do-it-yourself investor? I usually…

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Staying closer to home

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tangerine. All opinions are 100% mine. I just returned from Europe and had an absolute blast. There’s nothing quite like heading to a faraway place where you can experience new cultures and taste the local cuisine. But before I left, I noticed a shifting…

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too many mutual funds

Every so often friends or co-workers ask me to review their investment portfolios. They ask because they’re not happy with their returns, and seem to believe that I can provide some kind of commentary. I always remind them that I’m not an expert, nor am I licensed to advise them, but I’m happy to give…

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Retire young

Turns out that a majority (62 per cent) of Canadian millennials (aged 18-34) say that they have already started saving for retirement and almost half (46 per cent) say they started before the age of 25 according to a new survey done by Tangerine. At face value these stats are pretty impressive when compared to those surveyed in…

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index funds for beginners

Often I’m asked by people what they should they invest in and I always have the same answer; Purchasing index funds and following the Canadian couch potato strategy (CCP) which was made famous by Dan B of Canadiancouchpotato.com is the easiest way to grow your wealth with minimal involvement. The couch potato strategy does require some…

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