Posts filed under: Personal Finance Canada

Hello fellow entrepreneurs! So you’re wondering how to sell products on Amazon. Today, we’re going over everything you need to get started.  We’re going to assume you already know what you want to sell. Product research is a whole guide...
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The dividend capture strategy involves buying a dividend stock just before the ex-dividend date, and then selling it after securing the dividend. The idea is to own the stock just long enough to get paid the dividend, and then unload...
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You see it all the time in movies. A rich kid walks into a high end store and buys a 100K watch or purse using money from the trust fund that his or her parents have set up. But are...
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There are many reasons why you might want to get out of your mortgage contract early. Maybe the interest rates have dropped, and you want to take advantage of the new rate. Maybe you want to move to a new...
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The Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a Canadian government regulated account (similar to TFSA’s) that provides tax advantages for money that is going towards paying for higher education.  The money in your RESP account can be invested in a...
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Most of our planet’s surface is covered in water, but the vast majority of it is not drinkable (97% of it is seawater). If we take a close look at how much water is readily available for human use, only...
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Do you want to retire in your 30’s or 40’s? If so, then you might be the perfect candidate for the FIRE movement. FIRE is an acronym for “Financial Independence, Retire Early.” The main attribute of this movement is hyper-aggressive...
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Retail investors have jumped into funds that are actively trading carbon credits/allowances, and have been handsomely rewarded. The carbon credit market has also been attracting investor cash from environmentally conscious funds that are looking to invest in the transition away...
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TD Direct Investing is one of Canada’s first online retail investing platforms.  Though they have been slow to react to competitive threats such as Questrade, they have been upping their game year over year to improve the functionality of their...
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Asset allocation is essentially dividing your investment portfolio dollars between various assets for the purposes of diversification. These assets can include things such as stocks/ETF’s/Funds, bonds, and cash. The purpose of diversification is to ensure that your money is protected...
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