Time for another stock trading competition hosted by Stock Trading 101 with a grand prize of $200! This time, other blogs are involved, so it’s Million Dollar Journey vs. The World! The only requirement is that you leave your answers in the comments of this blog. This is your chance for a free crack at…

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This was a reader question from "Earl" as to when he should switch his retirement portfolio from mutual funds to ETF's. Here is the question straight from the horses mouth: I currently have some registered investments that are held with Sunlife and was wanting to switch to an ETF where MER fees would be lower…

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Last week I posted about why building a new house is better than purchasing an older home. This time around, I’m going to go through the reasons why buying older is better! 5. Established neighorhood with trees and other greenery Older homes are established with trees and other greenery whereas new homes are just getting…

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I received this email from Greg regarding optimizing his finances. I thought it would be a great email to post to the public as it could be helpful to others. My name is Greg, I’m 23 living in Vancouver with my wife (who is currently unemployed, still working on immigration stuff), I make $45k/year and…

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CIBC Investors Edge members who switched from paper to e-statements received a digital subscription to The National Post newspaper worth $120. Since I have 2 accounts with Investors Edge, they sent me 2 subscription vouchers. I am going to keep one, but give away the other to one of my loyal blog readers as a…

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It’s been a little while since I’ve last talked about passive income. To be completely honest, we’ve been more focused on saving and investing in capital appreciating products than generating passive income. Is passive income the key to financial freedom? I think that it could be! If your passive income can meet or exceed your…

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Fab, the webmaster @ Rat Race Players (one of our charity sponsors), emailed me regarding some mutual funds that I would recommend. As many of you know, I am not a financial advisor, and I do not make formal recommendations. However, with that said, I will discuss some of my favorite mutual funds. First off,…

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