Happy Home Hunting Tips for CanadiansBy: Elias Kellendonk
Finding the right home for you comes down to three chief factors: affordability, lifestyle, and your future needs.
Investing for Young People Part 3: Differentiating Mutual FundsBy: Elias Kellendonk
Perhaps jumping into the stock market has turned out to be more of a chore than you and your child anticipated. If savings bonds and GICs are not offering the rates of return you and your child would like to see their savings yielding, mutual funds are a promising alternative. At current Canadians have well …
Investing for Young People Part 2: The Difference Between Stocks, Bonds and Mutual FundsBy: Elias Kellendonk
How to Pick your Stocks Now that your child is proficiently handling their chequing account, making debits and deposits responsibly, and has assessed their risk tolerance, it is time to locate an investment vehicle that will see their savings dollars grow. While an allowance and monetary birthday/holiday gifts might line the accounts, authoress Katherine R. …
Investment Strategies for Young PeopleBy: Elias Kellendonk
Helping Your Kids Get into Investing Early In this Internet-dominated, economy-fearing age it may be possible that your kids will out-know you in terms of stocks and trading before they finish grade school. American author Katherine R. Bateman suggests in her book, The Young Investor: Projects and Activities for Making Your Money Grow that no …
What is TFSA: Why Canadians should be Investing Tax-FreeBy: Elias Kellendonk
How will the Canada Tax Free Savings Account Guard your Retirement Funds? Registered or unregistered – that seems to be the question as Canadians plan and gear their savings and investment accounts toward retirement. Most experts advise that your investments gain a return in excess of two per cent in order to beat annual inflation. …
'Playing it Safe' in a Volatile MarketBy: Elias Kellendonk
Advice on Keeping your Investment Ducks in a Row amid Turbulent Waters While the Globe and Mail reports that stocks this week were pummeled in trading, the paper also reported how one of the country’s top investors is keeping it safe amid an apparent “buyer’s strike”. Frank Mersch, portfolio manager and co-chief investment officer with …
The RESP Savings CalculatorBy: Elias Kellendonk
A RESP is a prime method for Canadian parents or guardians to put away education savings dollars for their children or beneficiaries and watch them grow tax-free.
Including Segregated Funds in Your RRSP PortfolioBy: Elias Kellendonk
RRSP funds can be attributed to, or to a combination of, mutual funds, guaranteed investment certificates, bonds, stocks, deposit accounts or segregated funds.
New Canadians Know More about Saving, Less about FraudBy: Elias Kellendonk
While new Canadians are more likely to be victims of fraud, their knowledge of credit and saving skills are more extensive than the general population’s.
Diversification Fosters Satisfaction in Investment PortfolioBy: Elias Kellendonk
You portfolio will benefit greatly from a blend of investments that remain liquid and accessible in addition to others that build slowly, locked-in, over the long-term.