Weekend Links – December already??

I can’t believe Christmas is almost around the corner! Ahhh! Translation: I haven’t really started Christmas shopping yet. Check out some great posts I read this past week. 1. Did you know that you can get Dollar Store Home Pregnancy Tests? Mr. CBB found this out after eavesdropping (come on MR. CBB, admit it! ) […]

TD e-Series Portfolio

For those who are ready to go the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) investing route, but are still hesitant on how to start (or have been meaning to start all year and haven’t yet ), I recommend starting up with the TD e-Series route. If you are still deciding whether or not to move over from your current […]

Weekend Links – Thank You!

I can’t believe it has been a year since I started this blog. Time sure flies! It has been a great place to share ideas, learn new things, and, of course, meet lots of great new people! I am grateful for all the support and encouragement I have received this past year. Thank You! Oh, […]

My Best Financial Tip – Get Organized!

Excuses. I hear them all the time. “I would totally start investing in my company plan, but the forms are somewhere in my house.” “I was charged overdraft fees because I didn’t realize that my other bills came in at the same time.” “I would definitely figure out how much debt I had if I […]

Weekend Links – Financial Literacy Month!

Since November is Financial Literacy Month, there have been tons of great articles this week. Check out the ones I enjoyed this week: 1. Ninja over at Dividend Ninja tells us “Why You Should Start Investing Now!” It shows why you only need $25 per week to start investing in TD e-series funds, and how […]

Foreign Withholding Tax Cheat Sheet

A couple months ago, I linked up to a couple great articles over at Canadian Couch Potato in regards to Foreign Withholding tax that listed the best places to hold certain ETFs. Even though there was a lot of great information, some may have found the information a bit intimidating. Therefore, I took the information […]

Case Study #2 – November update

With the contribution they made last month of $5,000 to their RRSP, they added some VTI to their account. 2012 Investment Goals Max out remaining TFSA room – $14,500 (YTD – $10,500) Any remaining money will go into RRSP (YTD – $13,000) Target Asset Allocation Canadian equities: 30% (XIC) US equities: 25% (VTI) International equities: […]

Weekend Links – Remembrance Day

With all the excitement from Halloween and the elections this past week, Remembrance Day kind of sneaks up on you, hey? Spend some time remembering this Sunday. On with the links: 1. Mr. CBB posted his “October 2012 CBB Family Budget Update.” Very thorough, and it is interesting to see what different household budgets are […]