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Best Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks – 2021 Updated!

By FT April 19, 2021

As we update our list of the Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for 2021, we continue to focus on four key areas: As we…

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Willful Review 2021

By Jordan April 19, 2021

You might think a will is something that rich people do in movies to pass on their “assets” (hockey card collections?) to their…

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Canadian Online Discount Stock Brokerage Comparison 2021

By FT April 16, 2021

I’ve been using and reviewing Canadian online discount brokerages for over fifteen years now.  (Yes, my very first look at Canada’s online broker…

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Questrade vs Virtual Brokers: 2021 Broker Showdown

By Jordan April 14, 2021

This Questrade vs Virtual Brokers 2021 comparison is a battle between Canada’s two lowest cost full-service discount brokerages, and a look at two…

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Canadian Undervalued Stocks

By FT April 10, 2021

As many of you know, I use the dividend investing strategy for the Canadian portion of my portfolio.  To summarize the strategy, I…

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Qtrade vs Wealthsimple: Battle for Canadian Investment Accounts

By Jordan April 8, 2021

When we’re discussing Qtrade vs Wealthsimple, the question quickly becomes: Are we talking Qtrade vs Wealthsimple Trade or Qtrade vs Wealthsimple Invest? The…

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Dividend Stocks Rock Review 2021

By Kornel April 6, 2021

Investing on your own is not an easy task.  From mutual funds to robo advisors and individual stocks, there are a wide range…

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Best Youth Bank Accounts in Canada

By Yang April 4, 2021

Determining the best youth bank account in Canada is serious business! Afterall, what’s a parent’s job but to create the conditions for a…

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Questrade Review 2021 [$50 Promo Offer Code]

By FT March 31, 2021

Is Questrade Safe & Secure? One of the most common questions that I have gotten in the comments below is: Is investing my…

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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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