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Layer your retirement income to minimize your tax bill

Layer your retirement income to minimize your tax bill

RRSPs aren’t the only financial vehicle that help you manage your taxes over time

Robo investment advisers can’t replace good financial planners

Only a human adviser can explain the implications of your investment decisions

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Should you be a Do-It-Yourself investor?

Your time is valuable, and many people don’t have the willingness or knowledge to tackle the task on their own

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Home is where the heart is – and where the costs can pile up

When it comes to owning a home versus renting, you can’t just compare the amount of rent you would pay to the amount of a mortgage payment

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Diversifying your portfolio in one neat package

An ETF is a low-cost mutual-like fund that trades on the stock market, with a significantly different fee structure

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Comparing investment returns is a tricky task

Each investor is unique in their goals and personal risk tolerance, so their investment portfolio should be customized to their situation

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Hidden or visible, you’re paying investment fees

Be smart, shop around and make sure you’re aware of the total fees you pay and what you’re getting for them

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Protect yourself from financial phishing

Welcome to the predatory online scamming world. Fraudulent emails, often containing links or attachments, are dangerous. If it seems too good to be true, it is

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Managing your investments over the short and long terms

Investors often purchase investments that don’t suit their intended time frame. Do your homework, know your risk tolerance and be clear on your expectations

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Maximizing the tax free in your TFSA

To get the most out of your TFSA, it should likely not be used as a short-term savings account. It should be an integral part of your long-term financial plan

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