Snuggling up to watch classic holiday movies is a must during the Christmas season – but did you know your seasonal faves offer financial lessons, along with all the heartwarming family fare?
Investing can be overwhelming for many – and a good financial advisor can be of utmost value. However, some savvy investors prefer to take a more hands-on approach to their investing, preferring fewer advisor services from their mutual funds in exchange for lower fees. Series D funds have been introduced as the perfect fit for do-it-yourself investors – but are they a good fit for your investing needs?
The Smith Manoeuvre is a method of blending mortgage financing, a line of credit and select investments in order to claim a tax refund on your mortgage interest payments. Developed by financial strategist Fraser Smith, it’s an enticing strategy – but it is suitable for the everyday Canadian homeowner? Here’s what you need to know.
A new survey shows credit card debt is rising among seniors, who are turning to borrowing when savings funds fail.
If you’re one of the millions of Breaking Bad fans, you can attest to how Walter White’s financial missteps set the stage for some serious drama. Here are the top money lessons to be learned from this popular show. Hint: Don’t lead a life of crime!
Earners beware – the CRA is starting a middle class tax crackdown. Not sure if your tips and earnings count? Here’s what you need to know about tax avoidance and your tax filing obligations.
Thinking of working with a financial advisor? It’s important to find the right pro for your needs and goals. Check out this week’s Money Wise guide on finding the right advisor, working with them to determine your investing strategy, and how to assess if the relationship is really working.
Is your financial advisor truly the best fit for your money strategy? Here are 5 key questions to ask when assessing their performance.
Do you need a financial advisor? Even if your savings are small, a professional can help you maximize your return on investment. Here’s how to assess whether you could benefit from some pro advice – and how to choose the best advisor for your needs.
Baby boomer business owners are becoming much more common. As many delay their retirement until later in life, or are looking for ways to supplement their savings and income, entrepreneurship is becoming a popular option for boomers.