As markets become more turbulent and investors are seeking ways to protect profits or perhaps enhance them, call and put options are rising in popularity in an unprecedented manner. Of course, investors are much more likely to shoot themselves in the foot, than do anything productive when it comes to “calls” and “puts” – but…Read More
Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey 2020 (Q2) Financial Freedom Update – the V-Shape Recovery Edition! If you would like to follow my latest financial journey, you can get my updates sent directly to your email, via Twitter or Facebook, and/or you can sign up for the monthly Million Dollar Journey Newsletter. For those of you new here, since achieving $1M…Read More
The Showdown: Questrade & Questwealth [Robos] vs Wealthsimple Invest & Wealthsimple Trade [Brokerages] Up until last year, investors looking to cut their investment fees to a minimum could choose to go with Questrade if they wanted an online discount brokerage and Wealthsimple if they wanted the ultimate in cheap, hands-off automated investing via Canada’s best robo advisor. Recently though,…Read More
* A Wealthsimple Promo Offer Coupon for You Wealthsimple has provided me with a promotion code for our readers – providing a $50 cash bonus on a $500 min. deposit. This means you don’t pay any management fees for 12 full months as you test the platform out!try this top Canadian robo advisor. To take…Read More
When I was asked if I wanted to write a Canadian Legal Wills review in exchange for a free trial of Canada’s best online will kit, I have to admit that I was embarrassed.
You see… until yesterday I didn’t have a will.
I know… statistics show that roughly half of Canadian adults don’t have a will, and only a third or so have one that is up to date.Read More
Before we get too far into talking about foreign exchange (FX) and/or conversion rates from Canadian Dollars (CAD) to US Dollars (USD) it’s worth noting that in no way am I advocating that people should get into currency trading. Trying to predict currency markets is like lighting a bunch of fuses and predicting which firework…Read More
Robo advisors are becoming more and more popular as an option for Canadian investors. I’ve done a few robo reviews already, and today will be focusing on Questrade’s new robo advisor in this Questwealth Portfolios review. For those familiar with Questrade you might be thinking: ‘wait a minute, doesn’t Questrade already have a robo advisor?’ …Read More
It shouldn’t come as a shock that more and more Canadians from all generations are taking the time to look into online banking and high interest savings accounts these days. We’ve gotten over two-dozen emails in the last few weeks asking about our recommendations, as people look for an attractive place to park cash during…Read More