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How Financial Planners can optimize your savings strategy

We often associate Financial Planners with our ultimate savings goal—retirement. They help us create an effective retirement income strategy so we can live our later years as relaxed—or adventurous—as we…

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Fixed vs. variable – which mortgage rate is right for you?

There can be a lot of jargon in the mortgage process, and keeping track of the different products, different dates and different rates can be tough. And because it’s such…

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Keeping a long-term view on the market

It’s no secret that the spread of COVID-19 across the world has resulted in increased market volatility and decreased market values. Although this is obviously not ideal market behaviour, it’s…

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How to automate saving

Don’t sweat it. It’s not as complicated as it sounds. You won’t have to code some sort of algorithm to control your online banking. In fact, it takes less than…

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What to do with your tax refund

A refund is basically free money, right? Once you receive your tax return, your knee-jerk reaction may be to spend it on a new spring wardrobe or hop on a…

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RRSP vs TFSA. Which is better for you?

TFSA (Tax-Free Savings Account), RRSP (Registered Retired Savings Plan), TMATC (Too Many Acronyms to Count)… Ok, we might have made up that last one. But with RRSP contribution deadline just…

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5 quick tips to make the most of a TFSA

A tax-free savings account (TFSA) is like a bottle of red wine – it gets better with age. Compound interest and yearly contribution allowances enhance its benefits with time. Not…

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All about term deposits

What exactly is a term deposit, and how does it work? We’ve put together a guide to understanding all things term deposit – that includes how they play into your…

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How much money do you need to retire?

Short answer: it depends. Long answer: a lot of times it’s the amount of money we’ve saved and our lifestyle goals that truly determine when we can retire. The average…

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