Making sense of the markets this week: January 23

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors.  U.S. earnings season is in full swing  Earnings season is off and running.…

Making sense of the markets this week: January 16

Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors Growth vs the Fed: the battle of 2022 This year’s battle for the markets…

MoneySense Toolkit: The mortgage renewal calculator

Mortgage payment calculator Mortgage renewal can be a stressful time for Canadians. There are a lot of decisions to be made, including whether or not to stick with the same…

MoneySense Toolkit: The mortgage refinance calculator

Mortgage payment calculator Depending on your circumstances, refinancing your mortgage can be a smart financial choice. However, while you can reap substantial savings, there can also be high costs when…

MoneySense Toolkit: The CMHC mortgage insurance calculator

CMHC insurance calculator If you want to buy a home and have a down payment of less than 20% of the purchase price, you’ll need to purchase mortgage default insurance,…

MoneySense Toolkit: The land transfer tax calculator

Land Transfer Tax Calculator Buying a home is an exciting process with many unexpected costs. Beyond your down payment, you’ll also be responsible for paying legal fees, appraisal costs, title…

Making sense of the markets this week: January 9

Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors.  It was hard to mess things up in 2021 Happy New Year! And welcome…

A guide to the best robo-advisors in Canada for 2022

“You had me at low fees!” That was our reaction to the arrival of robo-advisors in Canada, beginning in 2014. Faced with few alternatives to mutual funds and self-directed brokerage…

Canada’s best low interest credit cards 2022

If you know you’ll likely be carrying some debt on your credit card from month to month—or you’re simply trying to pay off a balance—then a low-interest credit card might…