When I went looking for a secure investment, I discovered that all GICs are not created equal – insurance GICs have important, additional benefits.
You can’t take it with you — but there’s a hassle-free way to leave your money behind: Name a beneficiary wherever you can.
Travelling isn’t easy. You need to be fit enough to enjoy the experience. But even without a gym membership, there’s a lot you can do to get in shape.
Who would look after your kids if something happened to you? Can your mother still live independently? The time to discuss such issues is now!
You’ve saved for years and accumulated a nice retirement nest egg. But what are your savings really going to be worth, after tax?
You need cash for something important and don’t have the funds on hand. Before you take the money out of your RRSP, consider the following.
Of all good things financial — a paid-off credit card, a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), a financial plan — my favourite is a net worth statement.
If finances were simple, it might take only a calculator to handle them. But they’re not simple, so it’s important to have plans as well.