Stress-testing your finances

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) implemented a new mortgage rule that will come into effect on January 1st 2018.

Retirement planning mistakes- part 2

In part 1, we examined 5 common retirement planning mistakes. Here are a few more

Retirement planning mistakes- Part 1

Planning for retirement is a very complex task. For many, including myself, it can be daunting.

Valuing a stock with the Graham formula

There are several ways to assess a stock, besides the stock table. One of them is the Graham formula, created by Benjamin Graham.

The dog years of compounding (in investing)

Albert Einstein dubbed compound interest the eight wonder of the world.

Managing lifestyle inflation

"Lifestyle inflation" is a very popular topic amont financial planners and personal finance bloggers.

How I increased my savings by 850% in 4 years

I have been in both contemplating and calculating modes lately. I realized I have come a long way financially, since my old days of being in denial about my monetary crisis.

Choosing a Financial Advisor

Over the last week or so, 3-time Olympian Harold Backer has made headlines here, in British-Columbia, and not for the right reasons.

RRSP myths debunked

As 2016 is slowly but surely coming to a close, it will soon be tax season again. I want to broach on the biggest RRSP myths that are still circulating around.

Retirement basics in Canada

The government of Canada has a great little tool to determine how much you will need to retire and how much you will need to save to achieve this.