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VGRO ETF 2022 Review

By Lindsey July 2, 2022

If you are looking to make things easy in terms of diversification, look no further than ETFs. If you are new to the…

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Is Buying a New Vehicle a Bad Investment?

By Guest Blogger July 2, 2022

Purchasing a new vehicle means accessing the latest features and driving efficiencies available on the market. However, new vehicle models are typically more…

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Best Prepaid Credit Cards in Canada 2022

By Meg July 1, 2022

There’s more to prepaid credit cards than those Visa gift cards you find on display at your local Walmart. Our list of the…

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Questrade vs Wealthsimple (2022 Update)

By Kyle Prevost June 28, 2022

Perhaps the two most popular names in Canadian DIY investing, we decided to put the Wealthsimple vs Questrade matchup in the spotlight by…

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By FT June 25, 2022

I have to admit that due to my focus on Canadian dividend stocks, I am guilty of having  a bit of an overall…

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By Hannah June 24, 2022

Robo advisors are perfect for Canadians who want to grow their investments but aren’t interested in paying high fees for a financial advisor…

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By Jordan June 21, 2022

If you’re a Canadian options trader or a data-hungry professional day trader, your online broker selection probably comes down to the Questrade vs…

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Best Canadian Dividend Stocks – June 2022 Update

By FT June 20, 2022

As we update our list of the Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for June 2022, we continue to focus on four key areas: Dividend…

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It’s no secret that we’re big fans of Canadian dividend stocks here at MDJ, and while we have given some shine to Canadian…

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If you’re new around here, I go by Frugal Trader and I started this site back in 2006 to set goals for myself and track my learning progress. Over the last fourteen years, I’ve publicly shared my path to financial freedom, from what discount brokerages and high interest savings accounts I use, to the unique ways I’ve found to save money.

The Million Dollar Journey team is proud to now include writers from all across Canada, representing a diverse array of backgrounds and unique points of view.

If you want to learn more about me and my team, check out our About Page. If you want to learn more about Canadian money stuff like RRSPs, TFSAs, and daily savings tips, start with our Financial Freedom 101 section. Finally, if you want to receive the free eBook I recently wrote about how to organize your Canadian life and portfolio for retirement at any age, just click here to get an instant download.


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