Posts by Jordann Brown

Why I Use TurboTax Software for My Tax Return

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With tax season in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about getting organized and filing your income tax return. I’ve filed my income tax return online since I was a student in my early 20’s, and every year, I’m asked by family and friends about which income tax software to use. For me, the…

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Best No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards 2019

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Travelling to a foreign country gets expensive. You’ve got to pay for your airline tickets, hotel room, car rentals, food purchases, and not to mention, pricey tickets to local attractions. But even if you’ve done your research and correctly budgeted for all of these amounts, you’re bound to forget about a few extra charges. But…

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The Ultimate Guide to Canada’s Discount Brokerages

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Whether you’re investing using a robo advisor or financial advisor, you probably realize that you’re paying a chunk of change in fees and add-ons. To cut costs, you can manage the money yourself by signing up with one of the best online brokers in Canada like Questrade (which is our top pick). To help you…

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The Risks of Market Timing and How To Avoid Temptations

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If you’re a first-time investor, it can be especially rattling when there’s a slip in the stock market performance. Watching your money go up and down like a rollercoaster can make anyone queasy and frantically start searching for secret strategies to minimize losses or “beat the market.” It can be tempting to take the “market…

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A Guide to Retirement Planning in Canada

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If you google anything related to millennials and retirement planning in Canada, I guarantee you’ll see headline after headline of negative outlooks. It’s true that millennials face a unique set of challenges relating to saving for retirement. Rising housing and childcare costs coupled with lower earning power means there is less money to save for…

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Questwealth Portfolios Review

Questwealth Portfolios Robo Advisor Review

Did you hear that Questrade’s Portfolio IQ has been relaunched as Questwealth Portfolios? Today we’re going to take an in-depth look at the Questwealth Portfolios and see how they stack up to other robo advisors in Canada. We’ll take a deeper look at this revamped online investing platform in Canada. Questwealth Portfolios: Overview It seems…

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Justwealth Robo Advisor Review

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Robo advisors are gaining popularity in Canada as an easy and low-cost way to use index investing without having to purchase index ETFs yourself. Young and Thrifty has published a Complete Guide to Canada’s Robo Advisors which covers the many robo advisors in Canada, but this article specifically focuses on the robo advisor known as…

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