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EQ Bank Account Options and Interest Rates Account Type Interest Rate Best For Daily High Interest Account 1.25%* People who want the highest consistent interest in Canada.Free e-transfersSuper cheap international money transfersEasy joint accounts and credit card pays EQ GICs 1.25%-2.25%  Folks looking to get a high ultra-safe return  EQ TFSA Account 2.3% The highest…

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Investing on your own is not an easy task.  From mutual funds to robo advisors and individual stocks, there are a wide range of strategies, information services and trading platforms to choose from.  It can quickly become overwhelming.  This is where the simplicity of dividend investing really shines. I started investing in mutual funds when…

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qtrade

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. Qtrade is considered by…

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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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Are you looking for an easy way to save money or build an emergency fund?  Our Moka review (formerly Mylo) explains how Canada’s latest FinTech company is seeking to make saving just a little bit easier. Moka, as Mylo, appeared on Dragon’s Den in 2018 and has been gaining traction ever since thanks to how…

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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. HCBC InvestDirect Canada is one of the country’s well-known online discount brokerages. What sets it…

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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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