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Top Canadian High Interest Savings Accounts

Best High Interest Savings Accounts 2022

By FT September 28, 2022

High interest savings accounts (HISA) are considered a safe way to keep a stash of cash you are saving for short term use. For example,…

Dogs Of The Tsx

Dogs of the TSX Dividend Stock Picks (2022 Update)

By FT September 15, 2022

Over the past number of years, I’ve been writing about the investing strategy known as Dogs of the TSX (taken from “Dogs of the Dow”…

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Best Canadian Dividend Stocks – September 2022 Update

By FT September 4, 2022

As we update our list of the Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for July 2022, we continue to focus on four key areas: Dividend Yield Dividend…

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Qtrade Review 2022 – Canada’s Best Broker

By Kyle Prevost September 3, 2022

What Is Qtrade Direct Investing? Is it Legit? Qtrade Direct Investing is part of Aviso Wealth, a national financial services company owned by the Credit…

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Questrade Review 2022 [$50 Promo Offer Code]

By FT September 2, 2022

Is Questrade Safe & Secure? One of the most common questions that I have gotten in the comments below is: Is investing my money through…

Investing In Canadian Bank Stocks

Investing in Canadian Bank Stocks – September 2022 Update

By FT August 26, 2022

Does investing in Canadian bank stocks for 2022 make sense? Given the less-than-stellar results during the second quarter, resulting in a 10% drop so far…

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Best All-in-One ETFs in Canada 2022

By FT July 26, 2022

In the past few years, the ever so simple passive investment strategy of choosing from a wide range of ETFs that reflects your investment style…

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Questrade vs Wealthsimple (2022 Update)

By Kyle Prevost June 28, 2022

Perhaps the two most popular names in Canadian DIY investing, we decided to put the Wealthsimple vs Questrade matchup in the spotlight by looking at…

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Top 6 Indexing Options for Your Portfolio

By FT May 10, 2022

If you’ve started your research on investing, but still aren’t quite sure how or where to get started, you are not alone. Plenty of almost-investors…

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Wealthsimple Review (2022 Update)

By FT April 6, 2022

* A Wealthsimple Promo Offer Coupon for You Wealthsimple has provided me with a promotion code for our readers – providing a $50 cash bonus…

Best Canadian Dividend Etfs

The Best Canadian Dividend ETFs

By FT February 18, 2022

This post was originally written in 2015 but I have updated it in April of 2021 due to recent questions about the top Canadian dividend…

Smith Manoeuvre

Ultimate Smith Manoeuvre Guide Canada

By FT February 5, 2022

Canada’s Smith Manoeuvre and how to turn your mortgage into a tax deductible loan (like an American mortgage!) was one the first topics that I…

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Top Canadian High Interest Savings Accounts

Best High Interest Savings Accounts 2022

By FT September 28, 2022

High interest savings accounts (HISA) are considered a safe way to keep a stash of cash you are saving for short term use. For example,…

Dividend Kings List

Canadian Dividend Kings List 2022

By FT September 21, 2022

Investing in Dividend Kings (aka Dividend Aristocrats) has come back into style again in 2022, after a decade of fast-paced outperformance for technology growth stocks.…

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Best Canadian Dollar (CAD) ETFs for U.S Equities

By FT September 21, 2022

A reader recently emailed me about my thoughts on the best US Dollar USD ETFs vs CAD ETFs when it comes to getting portfolio exposure…

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Should You Buy VBAL ETF? My VBAL Review

By Lindsey September 16, 2022

The Vanguard Balanced ETF (VBAL) is the ultimate realization of what the first ETFs promised investors when they were invested thirty years ago: The easiest,…

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BMO Investorline Review 2022

By FT September 16, 2022

Is BMO Investorline Safe and Trusted? In a word, YES. As one of Canada’s oldest and most trusted companies (founded in 1817) the Bank of…

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Wealthsimple Trade Review

By Meg September 15, 2022

What is Wealthsimple Trade? Wealthsimple Trade is an online brokerage platform that allows you to build and manage your own investment portfolio. It’s one part…

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Qtrade vs. Wealthsimple – Two of The Best Canadian Investment Accounts

By Jordan September 15, 2022

If you’ve been searching for the best rated discount brokerages in Canada, it’s likely that the Wealthsimple vs. Qtrade debate has popped up on your…

Dogs Of The Tsx

Dogs of the TSX Dividend Stock Picks (2022 Update)

By FT September 15, 2022

Over the past number of years, I’ve been writing about the investing strategy known as Dogs of the TSX (taken from “Dogs of the Dow”…

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Best Real Estate Stocks in Canada 2022

By FT September 11, 2022

I like the idea of owning real estate – but I don’t want the headaches of being a landlord. If that sounds like you, then…

Questrade vs Qtrade in 2022

By FT September 11, 2022

Best Canadian Online Brokers & Trading Platforms

By FT September 6, 2022

Best Canadian Dividend Stocks – September 2022 Update

By FT September 4, 2022

Qtrade Guided Portfolios Review

By FT September 3, 2022

Qtrade Review 2022 – Canada’s Best Broker

By Kyle Prevost September 3, 2022

Questrade Review 2022 [$50 Promo Offer Code]

By FT September 2, 2022

Is Robinhood Available in Canada?

By Jordan September 1, 2022

Wealthsimple Trade vs. TD Direct Investing

By Meg August 30, 2022

Best Cannabis Stocks in Canada

By FT August 28, 2022

Investing in Canadian Bank Stocks – September 2022 Update

By FT August 26, 2022

HSBC InvestDirect Review (2022 Update)

By Kornel August 26, 2022

Best Tech Stocks in Canada

By FT August 21, 2022

Desjardins Review (2022 Update – Free ETFs + Stock Trading)

By Jordan August 17, 2022

Best Mining Stocks in Canada

By James August 14, 2022

Best Stock Trading Apps in Canada for 2022

By Hannah August 9, 2022

Pre and Post Market Trading in Canada

By Jordan August 8, 2022

AvaTrade Canada Review

By Lindsey August 6, 2022

Scotia iTrade Online Brokerage Review

By FT August 2, 2022

ZGRO ETF Review

By Lindsey July 31, 2022

Best All-in-One ETFs in Canada 2022

By FT July 26, 2022

Best Canadian Healthcare Stocks

By Marc July 17, 2022

EQ Bank Review 2022 – Best Rates in Canada

By Kornel July 14, 2022

XEQT ETF 2022 Review

By Lindsey July 12, 2022

VGRO ETF 2022 Review

By Lindsey July 2, 2022

RBC Direct Investing Review 2022: Fees, ETFs, Account Options and More

By Justin Bouchard July 1, 2022

Questrade vs Wealthsimple (2022 Update)

By Kyle Prevost June 28, 2022

Best Emerging Market ETFs to Buy in Canada

By FT June 25, 2022

Best Canadian Robo Advisors 2022

By Hannah June 24, 2022

Questrade vs Interactive Brokers

By Jordan June 21, 2022

Best Pipeline Dividend Stocks In Canada

By FT June 19, 2022

National Bank Direct Brokerage Review

By FT June 18, 2022

Interactive Brokers Canada Review 2022

By Jordan June 17, 2022

Can You Invest Solely in ETFs?

By Guest Blogger June 15, 2022

CIBC Investor’s Edge Broker Review 2022

By Meg June 13, 2022

TD Direct Investing Review 2022

By FT June 8, 2022

How to Buy Stocks in Canada 2022

By Dale Roberts June 6, 2022

The Best Industrial Stocks in Canada

By FT June 4, 2022

Free Stock Trading in Canada

By Hannah May 31, 2022

VEQT ETF 2022 Review

By Jordan May 28, 2022

Investing in Canadian Airline Stocks 2022

By FT May 25, 2022

Best Canadian Chequing Account 2022

By FT May 23, 2022

Canada’s Best Energy Dividend Stocks 2022

By Dale Roberts May 21, 2022

Moka App Review (Formerly Mylo) 202

By Kornel May 18, 2022

What To Do When the Stock Market Crashes

By Kyle Prevost May 15, 2022

Top 6 Indexing Options for Your Portfolio

By FT May 10, 2022

Best Finance and Investing Books

By Meg May 7, 2022

How to Build a Dividend Growth Portfolio

By FT May 3, 2022

Best Utility Stocks in Canada 2022

By FT May 1, 2022

High Net Worth Investing In Canada

By Yang April 24, 2022

Canadian Railway Dividends: Putting Your Portfolio On the Right Track

By Dale Roberts April 17, 2022

FHSA: Canada’s Tax-Free First Home Savings Account

By Kyle Prevost April 17, 2022

Best Crypto Platforms and Apps in Canada 2022

By Meg April 13, 2022

Best Renewable Energy Stocks in Canada

By FT April 10, 2022

Wealthsimple Review (2022 Update)

By FT April 6, 2022

Investing In Gold In Canada

By FT April 2, 2022

Best Passive(ish) Money-Making Apps in Canada 2022

By Meg March 23, 2022

Best High Yield Canadian Stocks 2022

By FT March 19, 2022

Investing in Commodities in Canada

By Yang March 18, 2022

Best Budgeting Apps For Canadians

By Lindsey February 27, 2022

Make Money Online in Canada 2022

By Lindsey February 20, 2022

The Best Canadian Dividend ETFs

By FT February 18, 2022

Ultimate Smith Manoeuvre Guide Canada

By FT February 5, 2022

45 Best ETFs in Canada For 2022

By FT February 1, 2022

The RESP Strategy

By FT January 21, 2022

Best Long-Term Investments Canada

By Lindsey January 19, 2022

How to Earn Passive Income in Canada 2022

By Lindsey January 17, 2022

Vanguard Canada Index ETFs vs Mutual Funds

By Kyle Prevost January 14, 2022

When to Buy Dividend Stocks

By FT January 6, 2022

Investing in Canadian REITs

By Dale Roberts January 6, 2022

Wealthsimple Crypto Review

By Meg January 6, 2022

Volatility Index – Trade The VIX And VXX

By Marc January 3, 2022

The Best Short Term Investments in Canada 2022

By Hannah January 2, 2022

Best Penny Stocks Canada 2022

By Yang December 25, 2021

CI Direct Trading (Virtual Brokers) Review 2022

By Justin Bouchard December 8, 2021

How To Invest In IPO Stocks In Canada

By Marc December 5, 2021

Webull Canada Review

By Meg December 2, 2021

Simple Low Cost Diversified Index ETF Portfolios 2022

By FT December 2, 2021

Wealthsimple vs. BMO

By Meg November 26, 2021

The Best Low Cost Ways to Convert CAD to USD

By FT November 25, 2021

Ultimate Options Trading Guide in Canada 2022

By FT November 22, 2021

Tangerine Bank Review 2022

By Kornel November 19, 2021

Bond ETFs vs GICs vs High Interest Savings Accounts

By Kornel November 17, 2021

Wealthsimple vs. RBC

By Meg November 16, 2021

Common Myths About Stock Market Risk

By Ed Rempel November 11, 2021

Wealthsimple vs. Tangerine

By Meg November 9, 2021

The Biggest Risk of Early Retirement (FIRE) – Sequence of Returns!

By FT November 5, 2021

Wealthsimple vs. Justwealth

By Meg November 4, 2021

Best Canadian Inflation Stocks for Hedging Investments

By Kyle Prevost October 31, 2021

ModernAdvisor Review 2022

By Meg October 28, 2021

Nest Wealth Review 2022

By Meg October 21, 2021

BMO SmartFolio Review 2022

By FT October 21, 2021

How to Become a Millionaire in Canada

By FT October 17, 2021

Questrade Launches a New Mobile App

By Jordan October 1, 2021

Best Low Risk Investments in Canada Right Now

By Yang September 19, 2021

Investing In Canadian Wide Moat Stocks For 2022

By Dale Roberts September 5, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Canadian Value Stocks

By Marc August 8, 2021

Ultimate Guide to Peer-to-Peer Lending in Canada

By Hannah June 27, 2021

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

By Kyle Prevost June 19, 2021

Dividend Stocks Rock Review 2022

By FT June 3, 2021

Best Strategies to Hedge Against Stock Market Downfall

By Yang May 29, 2021

Justwealth Review 2022

By Hannah May 26, 2021

Investing In Collectibles as An Alternative Asset Class

By Dale Roberts May 25, 2021

Bitcoin Canada Guide 2022: Should I Buy Bitcoin?

By Hannah May 22, 2021

Investing in Canadian Retail Stocks

By Dale Roberts May 9, 2021

RBC InvestEase Review

By Jordan April 28, 2021

Questrade vs Virtual Brokers: 2022 Broker Showdown

By Jordan April 14, 2021

Canadian Undervalued Stocks

By FT April 10, 2021

BMO Investorline vs Questrade 2022 Broker Showdown

By Jordan March 23, 2021

Spousal RRSP, What is it? How does it work?

By Yang February 20, 2021

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

By FT February 7, 2021

Investing In Canadian Telco Dividend Stocks (Bell, Rogers, Telus, Cogeco, Shaw)

By Dale Roberts January 31, 2021

TFSA vs RRSP- Canada’s Registered Account Faceoff

By Marc January 23, 2021

Top Blue Chip Stocks in Canada for 2022

By FT January 9, 2021

The Best ETFs for Canadian Expats Around the World

By Kyle Prevost December 13, 2020

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

By Kyle Prevost December 10, 2020

Canadian Stock Market vs U.S. Stock Market

By Yang November 29, 2020

BMO adviceDirect Review: Investing Advice for a Low Fee

By Kyle Prevost November 22, 2020

Your Canadian Expat Investing Toolbox: DIY Discount Brokerages and Robo Advisors

By Kyle Prevost October 25, 2020

Quick Tip: Questrade Currency Settlement

By Yang October 18, 2020

Early Retirement – Dividend Taxes in Canada

By FT October 4, 2020

Real Estate Investing vs Index Investing for Canadian Expats

By Kyle Prevost September 27, 2020

CI Direct Investing Review 2022 (Formerly WealthBar) – The Robo Advisor for Canadian Expats

By Kyle Prevost September 13, 2020

Calculating Your Adjusted Cost Base (ACB)

By FT August 2, 2020

The Hot Potato Investing Strategy

By FT July 26, 2020

Questwealth Portfolios: A Robo Advisor by Questrade

By Kyle Prevost June 8, 2020

How Flow Through Shares Work

By FT May 31, 2020

Owning Individual Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) vs REIT ETFs

By FT July 29, 2019

Building a Simple Low-Cost Indexed ETF Portfolio in USD

By FT June 10, 2019

The Real MER on ETFs – Foreign Withholding Taxes on ETFs

By FT May 27, 2019

Maxed out RRSP and TFSA – Now What?

By FT April 8, 2019

Vanguard vs. iShares All-in-One ETFs

By FT January 28, 2019

Horizon’s All-in-One Portfolios via Super Tax Efficient ETFs

By FT September 4, 2018

Where to Put your Investments for Maximum Tax Efficiency

By FT April 16, 2018

A Super Tax Efficient Index ETF Portfolio for your Non-Registered Account

By FT October 2, 2017

Global ETF ex-Canada (XAW/VXC) or 3 Individual ETFs?

By FT May 29, 2017

Real Life Example of Norbert’s Gambit and Foreign Exchange w/ BMO Investorline

By FT November 14, 2016

How to Transfer a Work Pension to a LIRA

By FT October 24, 2016

How to Create a Stock Watchlist with Google Spreadsheets

By FT May 30, 2016

Easy Index Mutual Fund Portfolios with the Big Banks

By FT February 2, 2015

Top Canadian Preferred Share ETFs

By FT October 15, 2013

How Regular and Synthetic Dividend Reinvestment Programs (DRIP) Work

By FT September 9, 2013

Are You Too Focused on Risk Reduction Instead of Growth?

By Ed Rempel August 29, 2013

How to Read and Understand Business News

By Ed Rempel July 24, 2013

Capital Gains Refund Mechanism – Why Mutual Fund and ETF Investors Potentially Pay Less Tax

By Ed Rempel July 4, 2013

Top Canadian Stock Screeners

By FT June 14, 2013

Low Cost Currency Conversion with DLR/DLR.U ETF

By FT May 27, 2013

Why the Second Million is MUCH Easier

By Guest Blogger February 6, 2013

How to Calculate Annual Investment Returns Using XIRR

By FT January 14, 2013

A Primer on BRIC

By Clark March 21, 2012

A Primer on American Depositary Receipts (ADRs)

By Clark January 18, 2012

Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA) vs Dollar Value Averaging (DVA)

By Clark January 19, 2011

Why the Long Term Growth of the Economy is Not Relevant to Investing

By Ed Rempel August 31, 2010

Closet Indexers vs. Stock Pickers – Truly Active Managers Outperform

By Ed Rempel July 14, 2010

Truly Active Managers Outperform The Index – Being Different is Key

By Ed Rempel July 6, 2010

Six Common Myths about Stock Market Returns

By Ed Rempel February 4, 2010

3 Principles of Successful Investors Part 2

By Ed Rempel November 24, 2009

Top Low-Cost Canadian DRIP Stocks Ranked by Yield, Dividend Growth and Discounts

By Guest Blogger November 10, 2009

How to Take Advantage of the Market After the Crash of 2008

By Ed Rempel February 10, 2009

Informal In-Trust Accounts

By FT March 20, 2008

Stock Market Beliefs – Part 2

By Ed Rempel June 18, 2007

Stock Market Beliefs – Part 1

By Ed Rempel June 15, 2007

Myths about Leveraging into Equities – Part 2

By Ed Rempel May 30, 2007

Myths about Leveraging into Equities – Part 1

By Ed Rempel May 29, 2007

Leveraging into Equities – The ONLY Source of Wealth?

By Ed Rempel May 3, 2007

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