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Thanks to the internet, there’s now a slew of opportunities to earn money online. And we’ve rounded up a list of websites, apps and online tools that will save you money, and better still, make you some extra cash. After all, who doesn’t love earning money online while still in their pyjamas? If you’ve got…Read More
Canadians are known for their polite and passive nature. It’s no surprise, then, to see Canadian homeowners lagging compared to their global peers when it comes to switching mortgage providers or even doing the research on the best online mortgage lenders to see whether they can get a better deal elsewhere. According to an HSBC…Read More
Breaking news for Canadian investors: Wealthsimple has recently launched Wealthsimple Trade – Canada’s first (and presently only) $0 commission stock-trading app. You heard correctly: you can now buy and sell from among thousands of stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on Canadian and U.S. exchanges without paying any fees. That’s pretty newsworthy given that most…Read More
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Young and Thrifty has been named the Best Personal Finance Blog in Canada by our peers and we pride ourselves on breaking down confusing jargon into fun, bite-sized chunks. Young and Thrifty posts are basically what should have learned in high school - but didn’t! We have everything from tips on budgeting, to online banking hacks, discount brokerage reviews, and the Ultimate Guide to Canada’s Robo Advisors.
We have painstakingly created 1,000+ on all aspects of Canadian personal finance. Rather than rest on our laurels, we challenge ourselves to produce stay on top of new developments in Canada’s financial world from mortgage rates, to insurance policies, tax savings through new deductions, and investing strategies.
We focus on providing readers with actionable steps. Rather than simply writing “try a robo advisor”, we’ll instead provide full-product reviews on top robo advisors such as Wealthsimple, Nest Wealth, Justwealth, and ModernAdvisor. We also reveal the exact financial products that we use in areas such as online banking, discount brokerages, credit cards, and mortgage comparisons.