Weekend Reading: Update From Italy Edition

Buongiorno! We’ve spent two glorious weeks in Italy, arriving first in Rome before moving on to Florence and Venice. Three very different, yet equally amazing cities! I loved the history…

Quarterly Net Worth: Q1 2022 + Book Giveaway!

Hey hey everyone!  We’re back with another quarterly life and net worth update.  These are the posts I actually still enjoy writing these days. Big 3,000 word post so grab…

Wise: A Multi-Currency VISA for Travellers

Hey, remember travelling? Yeah, I sure do. As the world continues to drop COVID-related restrictions for travellers, tourist operators have reported a surge in bookings. Clearly, the world misses international…

How To Invest During High Inflation

It’s common for investors to be concerned about inflation because it brings to mind the high inflationary period of the 1970s that completely wrecked stock and bond returns. It’s also…

Travel Hacking 101: Stopovers and Open Jaws

Hopefully by now you’re feeling a bit more confident in this miles and points game and have applied for a card or two, have begun to amass airline points, and…

4 Steps To Help Your Adult Child Buy A House

Housing has always been expensive. But these days, getting your foot in the door in the Canadian real estate market is a more significant challenge than ever before. With prices…

What Are Your Money Dials?

One of the keys to designing a great lifestyle is to align your spending with your values, or to practice conscious spending. But what does that mean, exactly? If you…

Weekend Reading: Stocks Vs. Real Estate Edition

A good percentage of Canadians would prefer to invest in real estate (either through their primary residence or by purchasing an investment property) instead of investing in the stock market.…

Evermore Retirement ETFs: A New Target Date Solution For Your Retirement

Investing has often been an expensive and/or complicated endeavour for Canadians. The vast majority of investors put their money into mutual funds sold by their bank or investment firm –…

When Should Early Retirees Take CPP?

When should you take your Canada Pension Plan benefits? Like many personal finance decisions, the answer depends on your unique circumstances. In general, it makes sense to defer taking CPP…