Personal Finance

Pay Off Debts or Invest? How to Solve this Dilemma

Mortgage, car loan, line of credit? Many Canadians have household debt— as much as $2 trillion in 2017, according to the Bank of Canada—three-quarters...

Sweet Charity–How to Give Well

Giving to charity feels good—and it’s one more step to making the world a better place. There’s a tax benefit to giving, too: A...

Small Changes Mean Big Savings

It may not seem like much – maybe you’re paying a $15 monthly bank fee, $50 for a subscription of boxed beauty samples, but...

Financial Planner or Portfolio Manager— How to Choose the Right One

For the past 17 years, I’ve been a certified financial planning professional (CFP). During all that time, I’ve been explaining to people what I...

How to Feng Shui Your Finances in 2019

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese philosophy based on the belief that chi (or energy) is the life force that flows within and around everything....

A 30-minute Investment That Pays All Year

Have you ever stuck to a New Year’s resolution? Me neither. It doesn’t take long for the best of intentions to get side-tracked by...

How Financial Resolutions Can Shape Your Life

I will always remember my first financial resolution. I was 23 years old and I had bravely moved from Ottawa to Toronto for a...

Take 6: Top Rules for Financial Independence

It’s likely that everyone putting money away for the future shares the hope that the funds will grow, stay safe, and be there when...

5 Top Canadian Money Saving Apps

Ancient thinking, according to the art of palmistry, signals your potential for wealth in the myriad etchings found in the palm of your hand:...