HSBC InvestDirect Review (October 2021 Update)

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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 apart…

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EQ Bank Review 2021 – Still Canada’s Best Online Savings Account?

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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 rate in Canada + free e-transfers + super cheap international money conversion + FREE BANKING  EQ GICs 1.25%-2.25%  Folks looking to get a high ultra-safe return  EQ TFSA Account 1.25%…

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Qtrade Review 2021 – 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. Qtrade has been voted…

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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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Moka App Review (Formerly Mylo)

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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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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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Tangerine Bank Review 2021

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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…

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