RESP Withdrawal rules
It’s that time of year again when students of all ages head back to school.  For younger students, parents are reminded to think ahead and put money into RESPs to help pay for post secondary educat [more]
Be cautious of debt repayment companies
A friend of mine – struggling mightily with debt – signed a contract with one of those debt repayment companies. I hate that he fell for the pitch of a firm that preys on people who are stressed a [more]
5 Simple Money Strategies for Students
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. You are the one who’ll decide wher [more]
Do you need Critical Illness insurance after retiring?
I received an email from a client the other day. This client has recently reached financial independence, and has left the workforce in pursuit of new adventures. He’s currently in the process of re [more]
Why are so many Canadians Over-contributing to the TFSA
The Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) was first introduced in 2009. My personal opinion is that the TFSA is one of the best financial tools devised in a long time. It allows for contributions and tax f [more]