Author Archives: Jim Yih

TFSA or RRSP: Why not do both?

Since TFSAs were introduced in 2009, there has been a lot of great debates over the RRSP and the TFSA.  Here are some examples of the TFSA or RRSP debate: My article on the new debate between RRSPs and TFSAs Canadian Capitalist surprised by some recent reports that suggest that a lot of Canadians would be better off

Principles of Investing

Lately, the stock markets remind me that everything goes in cycles and what goes down also comes up.  You hear a lot of different predictions, opinions and forecasts but really no consensus. There’s so many different investments to choose from.  All this can lead to more confusion and anxiety.  What should you do with your investment portfolio?

Finding Balance with productivity and organization

I’m not a big fan of New Year Resolutions for myself because I set goals quite regularly throughout the year.  That being said, I support others that do use new years resolutions as a means for changing habits and trying to get on track. I have written about some ideas to help others who want

7 Habits of Wealthy Canadians

Far too often we are lured by the thought that there may be a shortcut to wealth. We all dream about winning the lottery, or investing in the next great investment, or starting a wonder business that becomes a license to print money. I was up late this week and I had the TV running

RRSP Quick Facts 2015

It’s that time again when Canadians go out and buy RRSPs for the past year. Here are some of the rules and regulations for RRSPs so you can make good RRSP decisions this year. Who is eligible to buy RRSPs? Anyone who has earned income, has a social insurance number and has filed a tax