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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.

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1Wealthsimple Trade vs. Questrade

Can Wealthsimple Trade dethrone Questrade as Canada's king of low-cost, self-directed trading accounts? Find out in this Wealthsimple Trade vs. Questrade comparison.

Robb Engen | Oct. 13, 2020 | 26,272 views

2The Best Investment Apps for Canadians 2021

Our top picks for investment apps in Canada cover everything from best apps for trading to best apps to forecast your financial future.

Jordann Brown | May. 30, 2021 | 19,236 views

3Best Personal Loan Interest Rates in Canada

Learn how easy it is to apply for personal loans in Canada, whether private loans can be a good source of fast cash, and which lenders are the best in Canada. We also break down the best personal loan interest rates in Canada and discuss secured vs. unsecured personal loans in Canada.

Jordann Brown | Feb. 22, 2021 | 9,031 views

4Comprehensive Guide on How to Buy Stocks in Canada

Wondering how to buy stocks in Canada, but not sure how to get started? If you're new to investing in stocks, check out our guide on how to get started buying stocks in Canada, as well as get our promo codes for Questrade and Wealthsimple.

Chris Muller | Feb. 3, 2021 | 26,805 views

5How to Start Investing in Canada

New to the world of online investing? Now sure how to choose which robo-advisor or online brokerage to use? Here’s how to start investing online in Canada. Get started with online investing even if you don’t have much money to invest.

Chris Muller | May. 3, 2021 | 14,866 views
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Depth and Reach of Content

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.

Our Authors

Our authors will always be 100% Canadian with particular expertise in areas such as TFSAsRESPsRRSPs, and the Canadian housing market.  As well as in specific Canadian companies such as market leaders QuestradeTangerine, and Wealthsimple.

Real, Actionable Advice

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.