One year ago today – Buying a Car from the U.S – The Pros/Cons and Process Interesting Investment Information @ Canadian Money Forum Preparing for a Heat Wave @ Frugal Dad Free Personal Finance Software: Microsoft Money Sunset Version @ Canadian Capitalist Everyday Philanthropy: Simple Ways You Can Start Helping Others Today @ Generation X…

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This is an article from our regular real estate columnist Rachelle A topic of concern for landlords has been the continued erosion of tenant quality. In the last 13 years since graduated from property management school there have been significant changes in the industry. History Lesson When I first began working the law did not…

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Linda, a University student, is on the financial ball and considering starting her RRSP contributions but is wondering if it’s the best choice.  Here is the question: I am going into my 3rd year of university and just started a well paying summer job. I have been hearing about RRSPs since high school and the…

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This is a column by regular contributor Clark If you had read Part 1 of the primer, you would have learned about the basics of bonds and their different types. Bonds offer a reasonable rate of return, though lesser than stocks, and provide protection against volatility. So, is an investor, willing to settle for lesser…

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This is a column by regular contributor Clark. Stocks and bonds (individual or ETF) are two asset classes that form part of many portfolios. The split depends on a person’s risk tolerance but one cannot deny that both are essential components for decent long-term returns with bonds providing some hedge during market downturns through capital…

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A shorter list today to highlight a few great blogs that I should link to more often. How are you investing these days? @ Canadian Money Forum Investing Lessons from World Cup @ Financial Highway Costs of BP Oil Spill Compared With Exxon Valdez @ Money Energy Do You Know Where Your Bills Are? @…

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