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Archived Since:July 5, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Comparing Canada’s Robo-Advisors: What You Need to Know

Robo-advisors are the current darlings of the fintech (financial technology) world — and for good reason. These terribly-named, but brilliantly-executed Canadian newcomers give consumers an excellent middle ground choice between the traditional world of high-fee mutual funds and DIY investing through a discount brokerage account. Show More Summary

Achieve Financial Well-Being with the Help of Investing

This post has been brought to you in partnership with BlackRock Canada. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of BlackRock Canada. Now that we’re a month into 2018 and your health and fitness resolutions...Show More Summary

The Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards of 2018

The Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards of 2018 appeared first on MapleMoney.

The Best Robo-Advisors in Canada

In today's world, putting money into a traditional savings account just isn't enough to cut it. You can scrimp and save for decades and still not end up with enough money for your retirement. In order to build up enough wealth to meet your long-term goals, you need to invest your money. Thanks to technology, […] The Best Robo-Advisors in Canada appeared first on MapleMoney.

New Year Investing: Build Your Portfolio

Now that we're in a brand new year, it's time to figure out what you can do to build wealth this year and for the future. With the new year, there are many new opportunities for investing, and improving your finances. One of the best ways to improve your overall financial situation is to invest. […] New Year Investing: Build Your Portfolio appeared first on MapleMoney.

The 16 Best Paid Survey Sites in Canada

We all want to be able to make a little more money each month. Even a couple hundred bucks can make a big difference when it comes to your monthly budget. After all, $200 might be a week's worth of groceries, a month of utilities, or the chance to eat out two or three times […] The 16 Best Paid Survey Sites in Canada appeared first on MapleMoney.

WealthBar Review: Robo-Advisor with a Personal Twist

If you're looking for a way to start investing but aren't sure how to go about it, a robo-advisor might be able to help. Robo-advisors are increasingly sophisticated and they offer you a way to build your wealth — even if you don't have a lot of money available right now. Show More Summary

What is a GIC? Guide to Guaranteed Investment Certificates

In these volatile times, many investors and savers are looking for a very safe investment. One of the options you have, if you want safety and guaranteed income, is a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC). Many investors like to add them to their portfolios for stability. Show More Summary

Nest Wealth Review: A Robo-Advisor for Larger Portfolios

In recent years, robo-advisors have become increasingly popular in Canada. In many cases, they provide a cost-efficient way for inexperienced investors to get a good start on their portfolios. If you aren't sure how to get started investing, robo-advisors like Wealthsimple offer low costs and a simple long-term investing strategy. Show More Summary

ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which Is the Best Choice for You?

This post has been brought to you in partnership with BlackRock Canada. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of BlackRock Canada. When it comes to building wealth for the long-term, it's a good idea to start investing early, diversify your portfolio, and keep your costs low. Show More Summary

Should You Invest in Group RESPs?

One of the best things you can do for your child's future is to open a Registered Education Savings Plan for them. A good RESP can help you build up money for your child to attend university and get an education that will benefit him or her for the rest of life. Not only do […] Should You Invest in Group RESPs? appeared first on MapleMoney.

Justwealth Review: Low-Fee Investing for Everyone

As more people realize the importance of investing, robo-advisors are popping up all over the place, ready to help you efficiently manage your portfolio and grow your wealth. One of the most recent entrants into the world of Canadian robo-advising is Justwealth. Show More Summary

How Long Will It Take to Double My Money? The Rule of 72

When you begin investing your money, it's important to figure out what you need to do in order to maximize your returns and ensure that you are investing enough to build up the wealth you need to succeed in the long run. What you invest...Show More Summary

How to Use ETFs for Simple Portfolio Allocation

This post has been brought to you in partnership with BlackRock Canada. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of BlackRock Canada. When it comes to building long-term wealth, investing is vital. Show More Summary

Dividend Investing for Beginners: What You Need to Know

What’s not to like about dividends? They are tax efficient, a source of passive cash flow that often grows over time, encourage a buy and hold mentality, and they pay an investor to do nothing! But what exactly is a dividend and howShow More Summary

ModernAdvisor Review: Invest Their Money Keep the Gains

You know you're supposed to invest. But where do you put the money? How do you choose the right investments? Do you even have enough money to invest? In the past, answering these questions has been challenging and complex. Today, though,...Show More Summary

How to Earn Scene Points: Use the Scene Card and Earn Free Movies

If you are big into movies, one of the best things you can do is to earn sign up for the Scene program and start earning points. You can earn points for watching movies and buying tasty snacks. And you can redeem your points for a variety of great perks, including free movie tickets. Show More Summary

Really Want to Save Money? Pay Yourself First

You've probably heard this phrase before: “Pay yourself first.” Many people say they’ll save whatever money is left over at the end of the month. Essentially, they agree to pay themselves what's left. As you probably know, the problem...Show More Summary

5% Down Payment? This Is How Much You’ll REALLY Pay for Your House

When I first arrived in Canada, I was astonished: “Are you saying I can buy a home with a 5% down payment? THAT'S SO CHEAP!”. Yeah, right. A house is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever do, so you better get your numbers straight,...Show More Summary

The Best Air Miles Credit Cards of 2017

The Best Air Miles Credit Cards of 2017 appeared first on MapleMoney.

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