Tag Archives: Investing

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What is a robo-advisor and is it right for you?

POSTED BY Jonathan Chevreau

As is often the case, an investing trend that began in the United States has in recent months started to migrate to Canada. It’s known by the unfortunate phrase “robo-advisor,” although a better term – at least in this country – might be “light advice.” MORE

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Are you taking enough risk in your TFSA?

POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread

Maybe it’s time to admit that TFSAs are outgrowing their label as a place to park money for a short-term goal. And as that happens it’s also time to rethink the kinds of investment we’re putting in them. MORE

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Think you want to be a day trader? 5 things you should know

POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread

If you’ve ever thought about trying your own luck with day trading on the stock market, here are five important things you should know first. MORE

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Sad intros to investing: what I – and my adviser – did wrong

POSTED BY Jane Dough

It was an ad in the subway that inspired me to start contributing to an RRSP at the hot young age of 21; the ad featured a simple but colourful graph that showed how investing in your 20s would get you that much further ahead than starting in your 30s or 40s. MORE

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Refinancing your home? 5 things to consider

POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney

This year’s home-buying season started with a bang when one of Canada’s major banks dropped its mortgage rate. These record-low rates are obviously appealing to people looking to buy their first home, and people looking to upgrade their current one. MORE

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