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No Fixed Address: New Tool to Help Make Toughest Financial Decision — Rent or Buy?

No Fixed Address: New Tool to Help Make Toughest Financial Decision — Rent or Buy? Rent versus Buy calculator will give users insight into what…

Young Investors vs Inflation

Until recently young investors were not terribly concerned with inflation. Why should they have been? It was so low for such a long time that…

Some older personal finance rules may no longer apply, experts say

Should you always save 10% of your income? Maybe not. Start saving for retirement in a Registered Retirement Savings Plan as soon as possible. Make…

Millennials, Gen Z try to build retirement savings

A Betterment for Business survey finds them struggling with conflicting priorities and a lack of advice. Members of Gen Z and millennials understand the value…

Canadians should be making better use of TFSAs

It’s been a little more than a decade since the former federal Conservative government introduced the tax-free savings account (TFSA) as a financial planning tool…

Survey challenges justification for DSCs and trailing commissions

Many investors receive little advice for the fees they pay Many mass-market and small investors paying for advice through commissions aren’t receiving basic financial planning…

Seniors & Money

Running out of money before they die and not being able to pay for long term care top the list of financial fears of seniors,…

Canada’s Income Tax Rates Have Become Uncompetitive, and The Economy Will Pay The Price

Jamie Golombek: High tax rates, which reduce the reward of earning more income, discourage people from engaging in productive economic activity Canada’s top marginal tax…

Your Personal Business Better Be Real If You Are Using It To Claim Expenses For Tax Purposes

Jamie Golombek: If you’re running a business as a way to justify writing off some otherwise ‘personal’ expenses, watch out Moonlighting can be a great…

How To Ditch Your Advisor and Become a DIY Investor

Interview with Dan Bortolotti the Canadian Couch Potato on how to break up with your financial advisor and invest your money in ETFs and index…