Children

Guides and tips for parents who seek financial advice with growing children of all ages. From how to prepare for a newborn to opening a bank account for your teenager – here you'll find all the best ways how to plan ahead financially for the expansion of your family.

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Best Student Credit Cards

By Meg July 14, 2021

I’m going to be brutally honest: when I was a student, I didn’t read a single article about the best student credit cards in Canada.…

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Buying a House in Canada – Why I Can’t Wait To NOT Be a Homeowner

By Kyle Prevost July 10, 2021

By the end of the summer I will no longer be a homeowner. In many countries that statement would be a simple matter of personal…

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Best Youth Bank Accounts in Canada

By Yang April 4, 2021

Determining the best youth bank account in Canada is serious business! Afterall, what’s a parent’s job but to create the conditions for a fulfilling life…

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Insurance and Wills for Canadian Expats

By Kyle Prevost February 27, 2021

When I talked to several non-resident tax and investment specialists during my Covid quarantine-induced expat research frenzy, the topic that kept coming up as “the…

Indexed Family Resp Portfolio Update

Indexed Family Education Fund (RESP) Portfolio Update – 2021 Edition

By FT February 7, 2021

Welcome to the annual Registered Education Saving Plan (RESP) update where I show transparency on our indexed investment strategy to help pay for our children’s…

Investing On Behalf Of My Kids

Investing on Behalf of my Kids

By FT September 19, 2016

Ever since the kids were born, I often think about their financial futures.  I wonder what they will do for a living when they get…

Canada Pension Plan Children’s Benefits

By Clark October 3, 2014

This blog has featured Canada Pension Plan (CPP)-related posts before. In a similar vein, this post will discuss about another CPP-related benefit available to dependent…

Financial Strategies for the New Stay at Home Parent

By FT May 2, 2011

With most households these days generating income from both spouses, it can be a challenge to switch to the single income when the need arises.  Such…

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