General Finance

Everything related to general finance – guides, tips and reviews, can be found here.

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Simplii Financial Review

By Kornel November 15, 2022

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…

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Indexed Family Education Fund (RESP) Portfolio Update – 2022 Edition

By FT January 29, 2022

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…

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My Favorite Free Personal Finance Apps

By FT September 23, 2020

Readers often ask what my favourite personal finance apps are. It’s not an easy question to answer, as the apps we choose are highly personalized…

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Is Hello Fresh Worth It?

By Kyle Prevost May 3, 2020

Reviewing the Cost of Meal Kits During the Pandemic Over the last few weeks, several of my neighbors have been eyeing my weekly meal kit…

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Top Blue Chip Stocks in Canada for 2023

By FT January 27, 2023

A blue chip stock refers to stocks of high value companies. Think companies that are household names, have a widely recognized brand and are so…

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How to Become a Millionaire in Canada

By FT January 25, 2023

Becoming the next Canadian millionaire is something many of us aspire to, and can actually accomplish with the right knowledge and strategy. Contrary to popular…

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Wealthsimple Crypto Review

By Meg January 25, 2023

What is Wealthsimple Crypto? Wealthsimple Crypto is a crypto trading platform managed through Wealthsimple Trade. It features completely self-directed trading with commission-free buying and selling…

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Best Canadian Robo Advisors 2023

By FT January 21, 2023

Robo advisors are perfect for Canadians who want to grow their investments but aren’t interested in paying high fees for a financial advisor or figuring…

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Best Low Risk Investments in Canada Right Now (2023)

By FT January 20, 2023

Most Canadians don’t understand the difference between when low risk investments make more sense, and when higher risk investments are worth the trade-offs. Personally, I…

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Is Robinhood Available in Canada?

By Jordan January 20, 2023

Once a breakout star of the online discount brokerage scene, Robinhood’s user-friendly interface and commission-free trades attracted millions of millennials and even Gen Zers to…

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Best Canadian Inflation Stocks for Hedging Investments

By Kyle Prevost January 16, 2023

Should you worry about re-working your whole portfolio around the idea of investing for inflation? Probably not. Of course that’s easier said than done as…

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Canadian Stock Market vs U.S. Stock Market

By FT January 16, 2023

We Canadians might like to argue with our U.S. neighbours about who makes better beer or who plays better hockey but when it comes to…

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Investing in Canadian Retail Stocks 2023

By Dale Roberts January 15, 2023

It is no secret that the Canadian stock market is not very well diversified by sector. Canada is largely financial, energy and materials, with all…

Pre and Post Market Trading in Canada

By FT January 13, 2023

The Best Short Term Investments in Canada 2023

By Hannah January 13, 2023

Best Stock Trading Apps in Canada for 2023

By Hannah January 10, 2023

Interactive Brokers Canada Review 2023

By Jordan January 9, 2023

Canada’s Best Energy Dividend Stocks 2023

By Dale Roberts January 7, 2023

Best GIC Rates in Canada 2023

By Kyle Prevost January 7, 2023

The Best Joint Bank Accounts in Canada 2023

By FT January 5, 2023

The Best Online Banks in Canada 2023

By FT January 5, 2023

Questrade vs Qtrade in 2023

By FT January 2, 2023

EQ Bank Review 2023 – Best Rates in Canada

By Kornel December 30, 2022

45 Best ETFs in Canada – January 2023

By FT December 28, 2022

Smith Manoeuvre Portfolio – 2022 Update

By FT December 24, 2022

A Frugal Guide to Healthy Living in Canada

By Meg December 18, 2022

Spousal RRSPs in Canada

By Yang December 15, 2022

RRSP vs RRIF: Conversion, Ages, Penalties, Withdrawal Minimums

By Kyle Prevost December 10, 2022

Retiring With a Mortgage or Other Debt in Canada

By Kyle Prevost November 19, 2022

Qtrade Promo Code 2022-2023

By Jordan November 19, 2022

Financial Freedom Update Oct 2022 Update ($73k in Dividend Income!)

By FT November 17, 2022

Simplii Financial Review

By Kornel November 15, 2022

Best Canadian Telco Dividend Stocks 2023

By Dale Roberts November 10, 2022

Canada Personal Pensions: Defined Benefit vs Defined Contribution Plans

By Kyle Prevost November 6, 2022

CPP Ultimate Guide – Eligibility, Payment Dates, Withdrawals & More

By Kyle Prevost October 30, 2022

How to Invest With Little to No Money

By Lindsey October 22, 2022

OAS in Canada: Clawbacks, Eligibility and Payment Dates

By Kyle Prevost October 16, 2022

Canadian Undervalued Stocks January 2023

By FT October 12, 2022

Investing in Canadian REITs in 2023

By Dale Roberts October 11, 2022

Don’t Miss the 2022 Canadian Financial Summit

By FT October 9, 2022

Cheapest International Money Transfer in Canada: Top 3 Best Services

By Kyle Prevost September 25, 2022

How Much Do Canadians Spend In Retirement?

By Kyle Prevost September 17, 2022

Should You Buy VBAL ETF? My VBAL Review

By Lindsey September 16, 2022

Wealthsimple Trade Review 2023

By Meg September 15, 2022

Best Real Estate Stocks in Canada 2023

By FT September 11, 2022

Qtrade Guided Portfolios Review 2023

By FT September 3, 2022

Best Cannabis Stocks in Canada 2023

By FT August 28, 2022

Best Tech Stocks in Canada For 2023

By FT August 21, 2022

Best Mining Stocks in Canada For 2023

By James August 14, 2022

AvaTrade Canada Review 2023

By Lindsey August 6, 2022

ZGRO ETF Review

By Lindsey July 31, 2022

Best Canadian Healthcare Stocks For 2023

By Marc July 17, 2022

XEQT ETF 2023 Review

By Lindsey July 12, 2022

Is Buying a New Vehicle a Bad Investment?

By Michelle Bates July 2, 2022

Best Prepaid Credit Cards in Canada 2023

By Meg July 1, 2022

Best Emerging Market ETFs to Buy in Canada 2023

By FT June 25, 2022

Questrade vs Interactive Brokers

By Jordan June 21, 2022

Best Pipeline Dividend Stocks In Canada

By FT June 19, 2022

Can Side Hustles Actually Make Me Money?

By Guest Blogger June 9, 2022

How to Buy Stocks in Canada 2023

By Dale Roberts June 6, 2022

The Best Industrial Stocks in Canada For 2023

By FT June 4, 2022

Free Stock Trading in Canada in 2023

By Hannah May 31, 2022

VEQT ETF 2023 Review

By Jordan May 28, 2022

Investing in Canadian Airline Stocks 2023

By FT May 25, 2022

What To Do When the Stock Market Crashes

By Kyle Prevost May 15, 2022

Credit Karma Canada Review 2023

By Meg May 12, 2022

Best Finance and Investing Books

By Meg May 7, 2022

Best Utility Stocks in Canada 2023

By FT May 1, 2022

Best Crypto Platforms and Apps in Canada 2023

By Meg April 13, 2022

Best Renewable Energy Stocks in Canada

By FT April 10, 2022

Investing In Gold In Canada 2023

By FT April 2, 2022

Best Money-Making Apps in Canada 2023

By Meg March 23, 2022

Best Credit Cards in Canada 2023

By Meg March 22, 2022

Best High Yield Canadian Stocks 2023

By FT March 19, 2022

How To Retire Early in Canada

By Meg March 10, 2022

Homeowners: Create Cash-Flow and Tax Write-Offs Using a Debt Conversion Strategy

By Romana King March 5, 2022

Best Budgeting Apps For Canadians in 2023

By Lindsey February 27, 2022

Make Money Online in Canada 2023

By Lindsey February 20, 2022

Indexed Family Education Fund (RESP) Portfolio Update – 2022 Edition

By FT January 29, 2022

Best Long-Term Investments Canada in 2023

By Lindsey January 19, 2022

How to Earn Passive Income in Canada 2023

By Lindsey January 17, 2022

Investing in Annuities in Canada – Buying a Pension for Life

By Kyle Prevost January 15, 2022

Vanguard Canada Index ETFs vs Mutual Funds

By Kyle Prevost January 14, 2022

Book Review – Balance: How to Invest and Spend for Happiness, Health, and Wealth

By Kyle Prevost January 9, 2022

How To Track Your Net Worth

By FT January 6, 2022

Neo Financial Mastercard Review 2023

By Kyle Prevost January 3, 2022

Best Bank Account for Seniors in Canada

By Yang December 21, 2021

How To Invest In IPO Stocks In Canada

By Marc December 5, 2021

Webull Canada Review

By Meg December 2, 2021

Wealthsimple vs. BMO in 2023

By Meg November 26, 2021

The Best Low Cost Ways to Convert CAD to USD

By FT November 25, 2021

Tangerine Bank Review 2023

By Kornel November 19, 2021

You Need a Budget (YNAB) Canada Review

By Meg November 18, 2021

Best USD Bank Accounts in Canada

By Meg November 17, 2021

Bond ETFs vs GICs vs High Interest Savings Accounts

By Kornel November 17, 2021

Wealthsimple vs. RBC in 2023

By Meg November 16, 2021

Common Myths About Stock Market Risk

By Ed Rempel November 11, 2021

How To Pay Off Your Mortgage In 3 Years

By FT November 5, 2021

Questrade Launches a New Mobile App

By Jordan October 1, 2021

Multiple Credit Card Strategy in Canada

By Meg September 30, 2021

The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards in Canada For 2023

By Meg September 14, 2021

Financial Freedom Update Sept 2021 – Market Highs Edition

By FT September 11, 2021

Investing In Canadian Wide Moat Stocks For 2023

By Dale Roberts September 5, 2021

Teaching, Saving, and Investing – 5 Takeaways On Our 1-Year Expat-aversary

By Kyle Prevost August 29, 2021

MBNA Rewards Platinum Plus Mastercard Review

By Meg August 11, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Canadian Value Stocks

By Marc August 8, 2021

Why Mortgage Rates Are Higher On Investment Properties

By LowestRates.ca August 1, 2021

CIBC Aeroplan Visa Review 2023

By Meg July 27, 2021

Enriched Academy Review

By Guest Blogger July 25, 2021

BMO CashBack World Elite Mastercard Review 2023

By Meg July 20, 2021

Best Canadian Student Credit Cards For 2023

By Meg July 14, 2021

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

By Kyle Prevost July 10, 2021

Instantly Minimize Charges and Bank Fees in Canada

By Yang July 4, 2021

The Best Secured Credit Cards in Canada 2023

By Meg June 29, 2021

Ultimate Guide to Peer-to-Peer Lending in Canada

By Hannah June 27, 2021

The Best Low Interest Credit Cards in Canada 2023

By Meg June 23, 2021

Canada’s Purpose Longevity Pension Fund: Is It a Guaranteed 6.15% Pension for Life?

By Kyle Prevost June 19, 2021

The Best Aeroplan Credit Cards in Canada 2023

By Meg June 16, 2021

Have I Given Up on the Smith Manoeuvre?

By FT June 12, 2021

Tangerine World Mastercard Review

By Meg June 12, 2021

TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Review 2023

By Meg June 11, 2021

Amex Gold Rewards Card Review 2023

By Meg June 7, 2021

Best Strategies to Hedge Against Stock Market Downfall

By Yang May 29, 2021

Justwealth Review 2023

By Hannah May 26, 2021

RBC InvestEase Review 2023

By Jordan April 28, 2021

Willful Review 2023

By Jordan April 19, 2021

Questrade vs Virtual Brokers: 2023 Broker Showdown

By Jordan April 14, 2021

Snag Your Free Canadian Expat eBook

By Kyle Prevost March 28, 2021

BMO Investorline vs Questrade 2023

By Jordan March 23, 2021

Tangerine vs EQ Bank Comparison 2023

By Kyle Prevost March 17, 2021

Financial Freedom Update (Q1) 2021 – First Update of the Year

By FT March 14, 2021

Insurance and Wills for Canadian Expats

By Kyle Prevost February 27, 2021

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

By FT February 7, 2021

Should You Bet Your House on Blackberry?

By Kyle Prevost January 28, 2021

TFSA vs RRSP- Canada’s Registered Account Faceoff

By Marc January 23, 2021

The Best ETFs for Canadian Expats Around the World

By Kyle Prevost December 13, 2020

Motive Financial Review

By Jordan December 13, 2020

Scotiabank Review: Elite Chequing, Banking, and Credit Card Package

By Kyle Prevost December 10, 2020

Eirene Cremations Review

By Kornel December 2, 2020

My Favorite Free Personal Finance Apps

By FT September 23, 2020

PC Money Account Review – Loblaws Resurrects a New PC Financial No Fee Account

By Kyle Prevost September 15, 2020

Is Hello Fresh Worth It?

By Kyle Prevost May 3, 2020

An Intelligent Conversation About Health and Investing In a Covid 19 World

By Kyle Prevost April 24, 2020

A Serious Look at Canadian Finance and Investing AC (After Covid)

By Kyle Prevost March 19, 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Sell It All

By Kyle Prevost March 13, 2020

Motusbank Review 2023

By Kyle Prevost February 23, 2020

Top 10 Wealthiest Canadians (2020 Edition)

By FT October 22, 2018

Breakdown of Our Expenses in 2015

By FT April 4, 2016

Consumer Price Index (CPI): How Does It Affect Me?

By Sean Cooper December 5, 2012

Canada’s Most Expensive and Lowest Cost MBA Programs

By FT November 7, 2011

Does Your Advisor have Your Best Interest at Heart?

By Guest Blogger October 8, 2009

What’s Important About Money to You?

By Ed Rempel September 22, 2009

Defined Benefit Pension vs Defined Contribution Pension

By FT May 6, 2009

Sunday Morning Reading – August 3, 2008

By FT August 3, 2008

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