As most of you know, last week Million Dollar Journey was nominated for the Globe and Mail Best of Blogs in the Personal Finance category.  We got off to a late start, but we managed to squeeze into 2nd place!  Squawkfox came out very strong and won the poll.  For the top investing blog,  Preet…

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The following guest post was written by Mike @ Green Panda Treehouse. All right, first off I must admit that I was inspired in great part by one of my blogger friends (J Money) for the title of my article. J writes for Budgets Are Sexy and I always thought it was such a great…

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As options are a fairly sophisticated method of investing/speculating, I rarely write about them as I’m a big believer in sticking with the basics.  However, with the expectation of some sort of market correction between now and October 2010, I’ve had thoughts on ways to hedge a portfolio to reduce the potential for loss. One…

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This is a column by regular contributor Clark. What is a credit report and credit score? A credit report is the record of a consumer or organization’s borrowing and repaying history including applications to open an account (bank, credit card, mortgage, etc.), late payments and bankruptcy. It contains details about the institutions that have inquired…

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A reader asked me to write about retirement benefits so instead of writing a huge article, I thought I would split it up into separate topics.  Lets start with Old Age Security as it’s perhaps one of the more popular seniors benefits for Canadians.  As the information is spread across numerous government websites, I’ll attempt…

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