Qtrade Review 2022 – Canada’s Best Broker

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What Is Qtrade Direct Investing? Is it Legit? Qtrade Direct Investing is part of Aviso Wealth, a national financial services company owned by the Credit Union Centrals, CUMIS and Desjardins. Aviso manages close to $90 billion in assets, and has major operations in Vancouver and Toronto, with regional offices across Canada. By again grabbing the…

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Moka App Review (Formerly Mylo) 202

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What Is The Moka App? Are you looking for an easy way to save money or build an emergency fund? If you have trouble building your savings each month, Moka (formerly Mylo) can help you get started. Moka is a well-designed app that lets you begin budgeting and investing without much effort. The team at…

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EQ Bank Review 2022 – Best Rates in Canada

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EQ Bank’s 2022 Promotion For a limited time, EQ Bank is offering a $150 sign up bonus to anyone who creates a new account and completes the following steps: Sign up for an individual EQ Bank Savings Plus Account before June 15, 2022 Switch your eligible recurring payroll direct deposit to EQ Bank and receive…

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HSBC InvestDirect Review (2022 Update)

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What Is HSBC InvestDirect? HSBC (The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) dates back to 1865. Today, it’s a multinational conglomerate and the 7th largest bank in the world. HSBC is best known in Europe, the Asia Pacific, and of course, here in North America. HSBC InvestDirect Canada is one of the country’s well-known online discount brokerages.…

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Tangerine Bank Review 2022

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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 uncertain…

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Bond ETFs vs GICs vs High Interest Savings Accounts

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For income-oriented Canadian investors the choice between a Bond (or Bond ETF), a GIC, or a high interest savings account has become more important than ever.   With interest rates at historic lows (for a little while longer anyway) choosing the best option for the “safe, low risk investing” part of our portfolio can make a…

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Eirene Cremations Review

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Death is not a topic people like to typically discuss (for obvious reasons). However, death (and the  is a reality for everyone and should be thought about ahead of time. After all, the costs associated with funeral arrangements are often jarring.   It’s no secret that the funeral industry isn’t necessarily a fair one. Like with…

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EI Benefits for the Self Employed

EI Benefits for the Self Employed

Today we’re going to cover the employment insurance (EI) benefits that you can receive, as a self-employed individual. Perhaps the most important thing to understand, is that while you can receive a significant amount in EI benefits as a self-employed person, you are not automatically signed up to receive them, and you do not receive…

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Simplii Financial Review

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If you are someone who prefers to do all their banking from the comfort of their home and doesn’t mind not being able to deal with face-to-face help if required, then online banking and high interest savings accounts are a good choice for you. One of the newest names in online banking is Simplii Financial,…

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