Posts by Jordann Brown

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 is a robo advisor…

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Questrade Review: Canada’s Leading Discount Brokerage

Questrade Review

For a discount broker that you can trust, Questrade is your best bet– Canada’s largest independent online brokerage. Established in 1999 and headquartered in Toronto, Questrade has $8 billion in assets under management and has earned the title as Canada’s fastest growing online brokerage, partly thanks to their bare-bones fee structure and excellent trading platforms. You can…

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Wealthsimple Review by Canada’s Robo Expert

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Wealthsimple is one of the world’s leading robo advisors, with offices in Canada, the USA, and Europe. The company was founded by CEO Michael Katchen in 2014, whose goal was to “bring smarter financial services to everybody, regardless of age or net worth.” Before starting Wealthsimple, Katchen worked at a Silicon Valley start-up and dispensed…

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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 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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The Best Low Interest Rate Credit Cards in 2019

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“Low-interest rates” and “credit cards” are two terms that don’t often go together in the personal finance world, but there are a handful of credit cards in Canada that fit this description. Low interest rate credit cards are a useful tool if you tend to carry a balance on your credit card, or if you…

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