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Addressing Victim Mentality in Personal Finance

Addressing Victim Mentality in Personal Finance

Now I remember why I dislike Twitter so much… Usually I check the Young and Thrifty Twitter account every few days just to skim some personal finance stuff and retweet anything that I think is particularly new or interesting.  Occasionally I have something original to say or we want to showcase an article that just…

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Are Canada’s Robo Advisors Only For My TFSA and RRSP?

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Many visitors come to Young and Thrifty these days through our article on Canada’s Robo Advisors.  If you have general questions about what a robo advisor is, or who they work best for, please check that one out.  If you want to see what Canadians who have used robo advisors think of them, please check…

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Turbo Tax Review (Canada)

As we flip the calendar and look forward to springtime, Canadians are thinking of the activities that they’ll soon be able to enjoy again such as long walks in non-sub-zero temperatures, frolics on the beach, and tax preparation. Ok, so maybe one of those things is not quite like the others. Filing your taxes might…

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Questrade vs Virtual Brokers

For Canadian investors looking to minimize their trading fees as much possible their search inevitably leads them to a Questrade vs Virtual Brokers comparison. Both of these Canadian discount brokerages seek to attract the same cost-conscious demographic and offer excellent overall value. We appreciate that both Questrade (see our full Questrade Review) and Virtual Brokers…

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Vanguard’s New ETFs Challenge Canada’s Robo Advisors

No longer content to sit on the sidelines as Canada’s robo advisors fight for the fee-conscious-investor market, Vanguard (one of the pioneers in the world of low-cost index investing) released some really cool new ETF products this past week. In a nutshell, Vanguard is going to take your investment dollar, and split it up into…

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Invesco Robo Advisor Review – advisorDUO

Invesco Robo Advisor Review - advisorDUO

It’s highly unusual to link a mutual fund provider with a Robo advisory platform. In fact, it seems like an oxymoron to equate mutual funds (often associated with high fees) with Robo investing (whose very aim is to promote low-fee investing), nut that’s exactly what one of Canada’s leading mutual fund companies: Invesco Canada Ltd,…

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