Posts filed under: Personal Finance

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused most economies to grind to a halt.  To combat this, governments and central banks around the world have released massive monetary stimulus packages to help stabilize the economy.  The scale of this stimulus is unprecedented....
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Inflation destroys wealth.  When inflation happens, the amount of things you can buy with your money decreases. But why does this happen? What is inflation? Is it necessary for a functioning economy? Let’s find out! What is Inflation? At its...
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Money in the modern economy has become a complex topic that few people understand. We’re going to take a look at how our monetary system evolved from the gold standard to the fiat currency system in operation today (where governments...
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Are you thinking of buying an investment property? Are you looking for tips on what type of property you should be buying? Should you buy something where you can rent it out on AirBnB or focus on properties aimed at...
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The COVID-19 pandemic is causing financial hardship to large number of people. Many banks are offering to help by allowing people to defer mortgage payments – by up to six months in some cases. Are there any downsides to deferring...
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Mortgages, car payments, and student loans are likely to be the three largest expenses in your life. As with most financial products, there are a ton of weird terms and rules that go along with getting a mortgage. In this...
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With our Master Your Money series, we want to empower you with some key knowledge so that you can successfully navigate your personal finances. In the first part of this series, we shared five myths of the financial world. Many...
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Today we’re taking a look at the age-old question of whether you should lease or buy a new car. On the one hand, many people say that you should never lease a car since you don’t own anything. Furthermore, in...
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With our Master Your Money series, we want to empower people with basic financial knowledge so that they can live the life they want. In the first part of this series, we shared share five myths of the financial world....
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Money is a bit of a taboo subject in our society, but is a key part of our well-being. Money can’t make you happy, but it’s hard to be happy if it is a source of constant stress in your...
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