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About Qtrade Investor Qtrade is considered to be one of Canada’s best online brokerages for good reason. This company is a trusted partner to more than 150 credit unions, banks, trust companies, insurance companies, investment dealers, portfolio managers, and financial planning firms.  Additionally, Qtrade has won plenty of awards over the past few years. In…

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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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Investing on your own is not an easy task. From mutual funds to individual stocks, there is a wide range of strategies, information services and trading platforms to choose from. It can become overwhelming. I started investing at the age of 16 through mutual funds. Since then, I evolved into a mix of ETFs and…

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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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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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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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