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Is Hello Fresh Worth It? – Reviewing the Cost of Meal Kits During the Pandemic

By Kyle Prevost / May 3, 2020 /

Over the last few weeks, several of my neighbors have been eyeing my weekly meal kit delivery service, and asking for my Hello Fresh Review.  This new trend makes sense given how many of us are cooking from home more these days – while trying to limit our grocery store trips.  I’d gotten a few…

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

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

By Kyle Prevost / April 24, 2020 /

We’re going to try something a bit different today.  In a bid to learn more about Covid-19 and what it means for our day-to-day lives, as well as our investment portfolios, I’ve read a TON of stuff.  (All of the folks who are taking care of children during this quarantine are cursing me right now.) …

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

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

By Kyle Prevost / March 19, 2020 /

Nearly 500 people died in Spain yesterday. Humour and money are not the most important topics at the moment. People using war analogies to describe the fight against this nasty bug don’t seem to be exaggerating when you see numbers like that. My attempt to distract people with gallows humour in our Covid-19 article last…

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Sell It All

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Sell It All

By Kyle Prevost / March 13, 2020 /

Just Do It. You know you’ll feel better after you scratch that itch… SELL IT ALL! Who knows where this will end?  Your brother-in-law who took a biology class twenty years ago said that we might all go to the great tax haven in the sky – so it must be true! We could wake…

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Motusbank Canada Review 2020: High Interest Savings Accounts, Online Personal Loans, and Mortgages

By Kyle Prevost / February 23, 2020 /

With more and more Canadians moving to online banks to take care of their daily financial needs, it wasn’t a surprise to us when a new competitor popped up to challenge EQ Bank and Tangerine.  Motusbank enters 2020 with its eye on competing for Canadians’ dollars when it comes to their Motusbank mortgages, GICs, and…

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A Financial Checklist to Start 2019 Strong

By FT / January 7, 2019 /

Similar to the end of the year tax tips, there are certain financial to-do items to start off the year on a strong note.  To keep myself on track, here is the checklist that I use at the beginning of the year that may help you as well. 1.  Set Financial Intentions  Day to day life…

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The New Rules of Personal Finance?

By FT / November 12, 2018 /

I was going through my Twitter feed the other day and came across an article titled “The New Rules of Personal Finance” (link) that caught my eye. My first thought was that, could there be “new” rules to personal finance?  Are there any hard and fast “rules” to begin with?  Maybe a better word instead…

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Top 10 Wealthiest Canadians (2020 Edition)

By FT / October 22, 2018 /

This post was originaly written in 2009 (yes 2009!) and I thought it would be interesting to see how and if things have changed over the past decade.  Do the rich continue to get richer?  Are there new editions to the list of super wealthy Canadians? We’re constantly inundated with news about Jeff Bezos, Bill…

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