Posts filed under: Personal Finance Canada

Should I incorporate? For most full time businesses, the question is not if, but when, to incorporate. But what if you’re just running a side gig? Is it still worth incorporating? Everyone’s situations differ so the key is to understand...
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Today we’re going to discuss something almost everyone wants. It can bring great joy or great pain, but it can be awkward to talk about. We’re of course referring to… wait, is this post about love or money? Oh, both?...
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Are credit cards a blessing or a curse? Well, it all depends on your spending habits. With good habits, using a credit card actually saves you money since you can earn cashback or other rewards. With bad habits, you’ll be...
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Have you ever thought about making the mortgage interest on your house tax-deductible? Depending on your situation, this could save you a lot of money! In the United States, you’re already able to claim mortgage interest expenses related to roughly...
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Structured notes are a powerful investment product that should be considered as part of your portfolio. The right structured note combines protection for your money with the upside for investment gains. There are lots of complexities that can be built...
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All-inclusive banking plans have become very popular in recent years, and the TD all-inclusive banking plan is one of the best. It combines unlimited day-to-day banking transactions with other great perks. With the TD all-inclusive account you get: 1. Unlimited...
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What is Norbert’s Gambit? It’s a great way for you to convert your CAD to USD, or vice-versa. The basic idea is to find a security that is listed in both US dollars and Canadian dollars. You then buy the...
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Creating an investment portfolio is one of the first steps towards growing your money. However, it is not easy to filter out all of the noise and get real advice. For most of us, investing money isn’t a full time...
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Do you hate paying foreign exchange fees? So do we! Luckily, there’s a way for you to convert between US dollars and Canadian dollars, or vice-versa, without paying a foreign exchange fee. This tried and tested currency conversion strategy is...
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Congratulations on looking into ETF’s and index funds. Understanding these key tools are one of the most important steps on your investing journey. What’s the difference between an index fund and an ETF? What are the pros and cons of...
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