Category Archives: Online Guide

2014 Online RRSP Guide: Helping your with RRSPs

The 2014 RRSP season is here and here’s a list of my articles to help you make good decisions and plan for retirement.  I’ve been writing about this topic for a long time so I warn you, there is a lot of content here so you might want to bookmark and come back.  I’ve brokenContinue Reading

Online Guide to leverage (borrowing to invest)

Leveraging is a popular concept promoted by the financial industry.  It’s common to hear financial advisors or other so called experts highlighting the benefits of leveraging. To put it in simplest terms, leveraging is simply using someone else’s money to make money. Most of us have leveraged in our lifetime, for example buying a house.Continue Reading

Online Guide to Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS)

I’ve been writing about CPP and OAS for a long time now.  In fact, my most popular articles in terms of traffic and views are my articles on CPP and OAS. Here’s a guide to CPP and OAS because of all the attention these programs are getting as a result of pension reform in Canada.Continue Reading

Online guide to working with Financial Advisors

Some of my most popular posts are my online guides.  To date I have written three online guides: Online Guide for RRIFs 2011 Online RRSP Guide: Helping your with RRSPs Best of Blogs – Lots to know about RESPs I’m excited to bring you one more online guide on how to find and work withContinue Reading

Online Guide for RRIFs

When people retire, the money that people have in their RRSPs typically finds a new home.  That home is called a Registered Retirement Income Fund or RRIF for short.  When Canadians need to set up a regular income stream from their RRSPs, they have the option to use a Registered Retirement Income Fund or aContinue Reading

Best of Blogs – Lots to know about RESPs

Its that time of year when kids head back to school. Now that the CESG program has been in effect for the past 12 years, more and more students qualify for withdrawals from RESPs to help pay for the rising cost of post secondary education. Here’s a list of great articles on RESPs from myContinue Reading