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If you’re new here, you can learn about me, and follow step-by-step along the path I took to become a millionaire by age 35. Over the last 14 years, I’ve written extensively about Canadian dividends and the index investing strategies that I’ve used, in addition to some everyday money-saving tricks. Please check out my FREE eBook: Can I Retire Yet? and join 30,000+ Canadians on your own personal Million Dollar Journey.
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A business credit card is a credit card that’s designed specifically for company spending, as opposed to personal use. Other than giving you access to additional money, they can give you a number of corporate benefits. Overall, it’s a great way to grab a few additional perks on money that you’d flowing in and out…Read More
**Editor’s Note: With everyone obsessed over the tragedy enveloping our world and/or the stock market gyrations that it is causing, we decided to give readers a bit of a sunny break this week. If you want to read our personal finance/investing thoughts on the unprecedented current events, please see our thoughts about investing in the…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
After writing a deep dive article on whether the 4% safe withdrawal rate still works for retirement at various ages, I received a lot of questions basically asking: “Ok, so 4% is a good rule of thumb, but when I actually go to withdraw money from my various investment accounts, to put into my chequing…Read More
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…Read More
If you turned 18 on or before 2009, you have a ton of TFSA contribution room that you can use at any time. Our table below gives you a quick look at the annual TFSA contribution room that would have accumulated over the years for you. Knowing how much you can put in your TFSA…Read More
In late 2018, we installed a mini-split heat pump for the purpose of reducing our electricity bill. Around here in the most easterly parts of Canada, most of the houses use electric baseboard heating as the primary source of heating. While baseboard heating is a lower cost option during installation, the operating costs can rack…Read More