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If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you may have heard about the Smith Manoeuvre. At a high level, it’s a long-term investment strategy for investors with high risk tolerance. Essentially, it’s where an investor borrows against his home (using a HELOC) to invest in the stock market, business, and/or real estate. The plan…Read More
A reader emailed me recently about being a low-income senior, but with some savings ability and was wondering if it makes sense to start an RRSP or a TFSA. The email did not include a lot of details, but for the most part, my answer would be the same – TFSA. The next question is…Read More
Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey September 2019 (Q3) Financial Freedom Update – the third update of 2019! If you would like to follow my latest financial journey, you can get my updates sent directly to your email, via Twitter or Facebook, and/or you can sign up for the monthly Million Dollar Journey Newsletter. For those of you new here, since achieving…Read More
A friend of mine, Gary, recently asked me about registered education savings plans (RESPs) and if it’s too late to get started. Gary’s kids are 14 and 12, and while a bit late in the game, there is still time to take advantage of free government money. What is an RESP? An RESP stands for…Read More
Henry Mah from “Your Every Growing Income” blog posted a questionnaire for income investors and I thought it would be useful to help summarize my investment principles in a single post. If you are a regular reader, you’ll know that while I’m a dividend investor, I’m also an index investor at the same time. In…Read More
A couple of years ago, I wrote about income splitting strategies to help reduce family taxes in the scenario that one spouse makes significantly more income than the other. Strategies such as: Contributing to the lower-income spouses TFSA (no attribution rules for TFSA contributions); Maintaining separate bank accounts where the higher income spouse pays for…Read More
This post was originally written in 2007 but has been updated annually since. The reason why I’m posting it again now is because there have been changes to the best free credit card in Canada. More below. After you guys gave me your favorite credit cards, I did a little research and came up with…Read More