Posts filed under: Personal Finance

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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A successful stock market is critical for companies seeking investment dollars to grow their operations, and equally critical for consumers to be able to invest their money and grow their wealth. We’re going to take a look at what the...
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“You should get some dividend stocks!” “I live off the dividends from my portfolio.” “The latest stock I bought pays an amazing dividend.” We hear these types of comments from our subscribers all the time, and we want to explain...
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What is a TFSA? A Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is an investment account that allows for all of the money you make with it to be tax-free. The mighty Tax-Free Savings Account in Canada is one of the most powerful...
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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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