Personal Finance

Freshman Finance 101

When it comes to paying for post-secondary, the strategies young Canadians and their families use are varied — from parents footing the bill, to...

Decision Overload: Too Many Varieties of ETFs?

Just like when two fitness trends collide (like Yoga+ HIIT), or when your favourite food has an unexpected kick (chili+ chocolate), the growing ETF...

Royalties? How to ‘Megxit’ Your Way to Financial Freedom

Well, it seemed 2020 had barely rolled out of bed when the Duke & Duchess of Sussex pulled a fast one on the Queen...

How to Use Debt to Grow Your Nest Egg

Few people would consider debt an important part of building wealth. While it might seem like the antithesis of financial independence — get into...

Masterclass Part Two: The Real Cost of Sending Your Kids to...

It’s no shocker: Higher learning comes with higher bills. When the time comes to send your own child off to college or university, you...

Making Change — The Real Costs of Switching Banks

You’ve seen a promotion on a great low rate on a high-interest savings account or new credit card, but, darn, it’s not from your...

Masterclass: The Real Cost of Sending Your Kids to Uni

Your child worked hard through high school, getting good grades and having the ambition to launch a successful career. Now here you are, helping...

Financial Regrets? Here are my Top Three

Financial Regrets? I’ve had a few…and not too few to mention! This is my own version of ‘My Way’. To be honest, this is...

Merry Money— Don’t be Fooled by Retailers’ Tricks

A long, long time ago, in 2012 to be precise, The New York Times shared a story about a Minneapolis father who was going...