How to Automate Your Investing (without the giant fees)

How to automate your investing - Passiv and Questrade

A common problem that holds some Canadians back from paying the lowest possible fees in investing by becoming a DIY (do-it-yourself) investor, is that it does take a bit of learning and practice. Also since we’re not taught this in school, it can be intimidating. Even those that aren’t intimidated by it can at times…

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TFSA creator shares top saving & investing strategies, while promoting financial literacy for Canadians.

Top TFSA Saving and Investing Strategies - Kevin McCarthy

Today I have the creator of the TFSA on the show who shares his best TFSA tips and strategies, while also discussing his initiative to enhance financial literacy in Canada. His name is Kevin McCarthy, and while working in Ottawa, Kevin was responsible for the financial literacy file for Minister Flaherty and helped launch the…

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Top 5 Costly RRSP Mistakes that Canadians Make (secrets from an ex-banker)

Top 5 Costly RRSP Mistakes that Canadians Make (secrets from an ex-banker)

RRSP season is upon us (the last day is March 1) and to help you avoid the top RRSP mistakes that Canadians make, I’ve brought back the financial planner that my family and I use, John Kalos. We had a live webinar where we went over these top mistakes, and it gave everyone a chance…

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Live Webinar: Top 5 Costly RRSP Mistakes that Canadians Make (secrets from an ex-banker)

Top 5 Costly RRSP Mistakes that Canadians Make

RRSP season is coming to an end on March 1, 2019 and like me, you’ve probably been bombarded with bank advertisements lately telling you that you have to “hurry now” to take advantage of the RRSP tax deductions. But what are you not being told? A lot of these advertisements are, after all, coming from…

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How to Beat the Bank (and Book Giveaway!)

Larry Bates - Beat the Bank

Today we have author and Canadian investor, Larry Bates on the show. Larry is the author of the book “Beat the Bank”, where he shows (specifically for Canadians), how you can build a larger retirement nest egg by switching from high cost mutual funds to more efficient, low-cost investment products. He also explains how you…

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Part 2: The Only 4 Ways to Invest & Their Pros and Cons

Part 2 - The Only 4 Ways to Invest

This is part 2 of our episode on the only 4 ways to invest, where we discuss the pros and cons of each method, so that you can make an informed decision on the investing type that is best for you. Ultimately, this decision on which of the 4 ways you pick has an enormous…

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The Only 4 Ways to Invest & Their Pros and Cons

The Only 4 Ways to Invest - John Kalos (o)

Today we’re going to cover the 4 ways that you can invest. Now why is this important? Well first, the benefit you gain from knowing this will differ depending on whether you’re an investor just getting started, or someone that’s already been investing for a while. If you’re a new investor, then it’s critical to…

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Gene Simmons from KISS – A Rags-to-Riches Story

Gene Simmons

Today I have Gene Simmons on the show, from the rock band KISS. While you probably first heard of Gene from his music, he’s also very involved in a multitude of investments and different business. With decades of experience under his belt, I thought it would be great to pick his brain on what drives…

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Investing Tips – Market Declines and Marijuana Stocks

Investing Tips - Market Declines and Marijuana Stocks

Canadian investors are having a pretty eventful time in the markets right now, as the legalization of marijuana is happening today as I record this episode. Also, let’s not forget the hit that the markets took last week. For a long time now we’ve seen very little volatility in the markets, and it’s been a…

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Join Me at the Canadian Personal Finance Conference 2018

Canadian Personal Finance Conference (CPFC) 2018

Are you from Toronto or the surrounding area? If so, let’s get together at this year’s Canadian Personal Finance Conference (CPFC)! I already got my tickets and hope to meet you there! As you may know, I’m a huge fan of EQ Bank, and they have provided me with a special link that will get…

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