Note: We’ll be updating our PC Money Account Review as the details get fleshed out and the introduction promo offer codes get created. For many years, the options for no-fee chequing accounts in Canada were limited to two competitors: PC Financial and ING/Tangerine. When Loblaws decided they didn’t want to worry about daily banking accounts…Read More
With CI Financial recently purchasing WealthBar and rebranding to CI Direct Investing, we thought it was the perfect time to write an updated CI Direct Investing review for 2020. What is CI Direct Investing and Is It a Robo Advisor? CI Direct Investing is a combination of an automated investing platform and a personal financial…Read More
Can I really go work in Qatar and not pay Canadian income taxes as an expat? This was one of my first thoughts when I started looking into teaching abroad. I mean, when you make a decision to move to the desert, adventure has to be the primary consideration, but let’s be honest here: If…Read More
The average expat looking to transfer money from Qatar to Canada, the UK, the Euro zone, New Zealand, or Australia is likely paying a voluntary tax of $1,000 every single year! When I first started researching the options in Qatar for exchanging currency online or in-person, I was stunned by how few people even understood…Read More
I hate hospital rooms! My anxiety increases with every cough and sniffle, plus I hate the fact that I always have to show up 15 minutes early – only to wait an hour in order to get in. So when I sat down to write our Maple review (also known as “Get Maple”), I was…Read More
“Actually, we won’t be around next year, we’re going to teach in Qatar.” “Where???!” “Doha, the capital city of Qatar. Think Dubai, but slightly smaller, slightly slower-paced, and a few years behind – but quickly catching up – in terms of infrastructure and eye-catching skylines. Oh – and they’re hosting the FIFA World Cup in…Read More
Questrade vs Wealthsimple: By Kyle Prevost | January 12, 2020 | Comments The Showdown: Questrade & Questwealth vs Wealthsimple Invest & Wealthsimple Trade Up until last year, investors looking to cut their investment fees to a minimum could choose to go with Questrade if they wanted an online discount brokerage and Wealthsimple if they wanted the ultimate in cheap, hands-off automated investing via a…Read More
When I was asked if I wanted to write a Canadian Legal Wills review in exchange for a free trial of Canada’s best online will kit, I have to admit that I was embarrassed.
You see… until yesterday I didn’t have a will.
I know… statistics show that roughly half of Canadian adults don’t have a will, and only a third or so have one that is up to date.Read More