ETFs 101

ETFs 101 I’ve received a few emails of late from readers asking about Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).  It inspired this ETFs 101 post.  This particular question caught my attention: Hi, I’ve recently learned I can use my TFSA for much…
Our TFSA and RRSP Considerations for 2014

Over the last few weeks, I’ve received a number of emails from readers asking questions about Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) and Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs).  Here was another recent question, paraphrasing and quoting where I can: “Love your…
Tax Free Investing – TFSAs 101

Tax Free Investing – TFSAs 101 If you were a resident of Canada, aged 18 in 2009 or now 18 today, did you know you had the opportunity to save thousands of dollars in a tax free account? Learn about…
I’ll maximize my TFSA first, thanks

I’ll maximize my TFSA first, thanks Some time ago, I returned home from an annual golf vacation, a “boys vacation” in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Ottawa to Myrtle Beach (and back again) is a long drive, about 30 hours in…