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+ Penalty for Breaking a Mortgage

Penalty for Breaking a Mortgage

There are many reasons why you might want to get out of your mortgage contract...Read More
+ Things to do in Banff Canada

Things to do in Banff (Canada)

Banff National Park is one of Canada’s national treasures, and a world-renowned destination to visit....Read More
+ Registered Education Savings Plan

Registered Education Savings Plan – RESP (Canada)

The Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a Canadian government regulated account (similar to TFSA’s)...Read More
+ Investing in Farmland

Investing in Farmland

Land is one of the oldest investments available. The proponents of investing in farmland think...Read More

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Saving and Investing

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+ What is a REIT

What is a REIT

A REIT is a powerful investment that is part of many strong portfolios. It provides...Read More
+ Structured Note

Structured Notes – The Ultimate Investment?

Structured notes are a powerful investment product that should be considered as part of your...Read More
+ Investment Portfolio

Creating Your Investment Portfolio

Creating an investment portfolio is one of the first steps towards growing your money. However,...Read More
+ ETF vs Index Fund

ETF vs Index Fund

Congratulations on looking into ETF’s and index funds. Understanding these key tools are one of...Read More


“All-in-one” exchange-traded funds (ETF’s) have become very popular – and for good reason. They allow...Read More
+ What are Dividends

What are Dividends

“You should get some dividend stocks!” “I live off the dividends from my portfolio.” “The...Read More

Personal Finance Tips

Things everyone wishes they knew earlier

+ Net Worth by Age

Net Worth by Age

Net worth is one of the best indicators of how financially strong you are. Your...Read More
+ Norbert's Gambit

Norbert’s Gambit

Do you hate paying foreign exchange fees? So do we! Luckily, there’s a way for...Read More
+ What is the Stock Market

What is the Stock Market?

A successful stock market is critical for companies seeking investment dollars to grow their operations,...Read More
+ What is Inflation

What is Inflation

Inflation destroys wealth.  When inflation happens, the amount of things you can buy with your...Read More
+ What is Money

What is Money

Money in the modern economy has become a complex topic that few people understand. We’re...Read More
+ What is a Mortgage

What is a Mortgage?

Mortgages, car payments, and student loans are likely to be the three largest expenses in...Read More

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