Real Life Example of Norbert’s Gambit and Foreign Exchange w/ BMO Investorline

14/11/2016 0

The continued strength of U.S Dollars (USD) has made it more expensive for Canadians to purchase US goods.  As of this week, $1 CAD = 0.73856 USD, in other words, it would cost you $1.354 CAD to purchase $1 USD. This is a great situation if you already own USD, and perhaps now is a […]

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2016 Veterans Day Free Meals, Discounts, & Events

07/11/2016 0

This article was originally published on Cash Money Life | Personal Finance, Investing, & Career at 2016 Veterans Day Free Meals, Discounts, & Events.

Veterans Day is a day to remember and thank military members for their service in the armed forces. As a military veteran, it always humbles me to see the thanks given by so many people on Veterans Day. Though none of us served for recognition, it is nice (and humbling) to be thanked for your […]

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Should I buy Whole Life Insurance for my Children?

07/11/2016 0

A reader, Arlene, recently asked a question in my article “investing on behalf of kids” about obtaining “Whole Life Insurance” for their young children.  A financial planner suggested that obtaining permanent insurance for their children is a good idea to invest in their future. Here is the question: Hello! A financial planner thinks it’s a good idea […]

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Top 16 Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks for 2016

31/10/2016 0

By request, I have updated this article that was published about a year ago.  The list of dividend stocks remain the same but with updated numbers.  It will give you a good idea on some of the top dividend growth stocks in Canada. Dividend investing is a popular strategy these days, especially with low interest rates and […]

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How Many Retirement Accounts Can You Have?

26/10/2016 0

This article was originally published on Cash Money Life | Personal Finance, Investing, & Career at How Many Retirement Accounts Can You Have?.

How many retirement accounts can you have? Earlier this week a reader asked me this same question, and I promised a response. The specific question regarded owning both Traditional and Roth IRAs, and whether or not having an employee sponsored 401(k) plan would affect her eligibility for those accounts. The answer is yes, you can […]

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How to Transfer a Work Pension to a LIRA

24/10/2016 0

When my wife recently left her career in health care, there was a bit more administrative work than expected.  One of these administrative items was to decide what to do with her accrued pension with her work place.  Technically, there are two pensions that we have to deal with.  The first was a “defined benefit” […]

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The Top Prepaid Wireless Plan Comparison (2016)

17/10/2016 0

Back in 2008, I wrote an article about the best prepaid wireless providers in Canada.  My spouse and I were both low volume users, so a prepaid wireless plan made sense to help keep costs low. Since 2008 however, I changed to an employer that provided a cell phone as a perk.  So all we really needed […]

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How to Become A Millionaire – 5 Steps to Becoming Wealthy

13/10/2016 0

This article was originally published on Cash Money Life | Personal Finance, Investing, & Career at How to Become A Millionaire – 5 Steps to Becoming Wealthy.

My wife reads my site and often sends me links to stories and other ideas. One day she sent me a link to an article called 8 Ways to Make a Million bucks. The article chronicles 8 different millionaires and shares a brief story about how each of them reached millionaire status. As you would […]

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Net Worth Update October 2016 – SmilingSaver – New Goal Edition (+9729%)

11/10/2016 0

Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey October 2016 Net Worth Update – Team MDJ edition. A select group of readers were selected to be part of Team MDJ which was conceived after the million dollar net worth milestone was achieved in June 2014. SmilingSaver was selected as a team member and will post net worth updates on a regular basis. Here is more […]

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