Financial Spring Cleaning For Couples

Financial Spring Cleaning For Couples

04.23.2014
Now that the annual financial anxiety season is over, how did you and your partner do? If you both had a less than spectacular financial...
Advisor, Salesman or Thief?

Advisor, Salesman or Thief?

04.17.2014
If you like rants read on... I've had it with an industry that screws young people because of its own greed. Why is it that the government...

Don't Get Upsold - Treat Your Bank Like a Store

04.12.2014
Is our financial system broken or just designed to take advantage of the average person? When you go to the bank to make a deposit or pay...
Don't Use Your RRSPs To Invest in Private Companies

Don't Use Your RRSPs To Invest in Private Companies

04. 5.2014
It is extremely easy to buy into private companies; they will be more than willing to use your money to fund their ideas and aspirations....
Cashing Out RRSPs Early Can Leave You With a Hefty Bill

Cashing Out RRSPs Early Can Leave You With a Hefty Bill

03.24.2014
RRSPs were designed to be long-term savings plans, but a recent study by Leger for H&R Block Canada showed 31 per cent of Canadians had...
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How Being a "Tax-Wise" Investor Can Improve Your Nest Egg

03.17.2014
Clients often ask me how high of a return can they expect from the portfolios I recommend. While I understand why they are focused on the...

Kicking Alberta's Unfunded Pension Liabilities Down the Road

03. 4.2014
By again kicking the existing unfunded pension liabilities down the road, the province has exposed taxpayers to future risks and more bailouts,...

"How Much Money Should I Put in My RRSP?" Is the Wrong Question

03. 3.2014
I'm sometimes asked by the media to comment on how much money Canadians should put into Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs). There...
'It's Just Exploitation'

'It's Just Exploitation'

Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press  03. 2.2014
OTTAWA - Nicholas Smith is a 22-year-old Torontonian, working on his second unpaid internship after graduating from the University of Toronto...
LOOK: $38-Million Alberta Ranch For Sale

LOOK: $38-Million Alberta Ranch For Sale

03. 1.2014
If you have a cool $40 million to throw around, may we suggest investing in some Alberta property? Kettle Lake Ranch, a sprawling estate...
How To Get the Most Out of Your RRSP Contribution

How To Get the Most Out of Your RRSP Contribution

02.28.2014
With only about one third of Canadians making an RRSP contribution according to the Sun Life Annual Check-up Survey, make this year the...
Boomers Not Stealing Jobs From Young People: Study

Boomers Not Stealing Jobs From Young People: Study

Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press  02.28.2014
TORONTO - Baby boomers are often criticized for many of today's economic woes, from creating the national debt to driving up tuition costs....
Is Your Financial Adviser Giving You Bad Advice?

Is Your Financial Adviser Giving You Bad Advice?

02.28.2014
As RRSP season closes and many Canadians prepare for tax time, a CBC Marketplace investigation reveals that financial advisers at some...
Date a Personal Finance Blogger

Date a Personal Finance Blogger

02.27.2014
Date a female personal finance blogger. Date a girl who understands the value of a dollar as well as the emotional power money has over...