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Introducing new MDJ Team Members and Weekly Money Links

New MDJ Team Members If you’ve noticed a new “face” around the Million Dollar Journey office the past couple of weeks it’s because I’ve decided to bring on a little help. I’ve asked Kyle Prevost and Kornel Szweiber to come on board. As two young-ish Canadians who share my values about reaching financial independence sooner…

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How Do I Maximize RESP Withdrawals?

With my oldest child turning 11 this year, my mindset and strategy for our family RESP is starting to shift from accumulation and growth to a more balanced portfolio. This has many similarities to retirement planning but on a smaller scale. In your younger years, there is a focus on growth, but as retirement approaches,…

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Running out of HELOC Space with the Smith Manoeuvre

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you may have heard about the Smith Manoeuvre. At a high level, it’s a long-term investment strategy for investors with high risk tolerance.  Essentially, it’s where an investor borrows against his home (using a HELOC) to invest in the stock market, business, and/or real estate.  The plan…

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Free Canadian Financial Summit tickets, Getting Retirement Ready, Living off Dividends and More!

Sponsored RBC InvestEase contacted me to help spread the word on a new educational initiative that they started to help beginner investors.  As they have launched a very competitive robo-advisory service that I positively reviewed, they are building an educational database of articles to help with your investing journey. Check out RBC InvestEase articles on…

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