Making sense of the markets this week: July 3

While regular “Making sense of the markets” columnist Kyle Prevost is on vacation, Dale Roberts and I are filling in. Dale’s piece ran last week, and it’s my turn this…

The best five-year fixed mortgage rates in Canada 2022

Mortgage rate comparison After consecutive years of record-low interest rates in Canada, we are entering a period of rising rates—which makes the cost of borrowing money, be it for a…

What records do crypto investors need for taxes?

I invest in crypto as a business. What records do I need to keep for my income taxes?—Marc There are a few layers to this question, Marc, so I’ll break…

Making Sense of the Markets this week: June 26

It was the week of April 3, 2022, when I signed off from writing the “Making sense of the markets” column. It is wonderful to be back filling in for…

Is value investing still relevant? Depends on your values

Is it worth all the time and energy to go with a value investing strategy? Recent headlines show that value investing is trending again, so it may be a good…

Making sense of the markets this week: June 19

Kyle Prevost, editor of Million Dollar Journey and founder of the Canadian Financial Summit, shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Lions and tigers and recessions, oh my!…

Canada’s best balance transfer credit cards 2022

Are you working on a plan to become debt-free but also paying a lot of interest on purchases made with your high-interest credit card? A balance transfer credit card, which…

Making sense of the markets this week: June 12

Kyle Prevost, editor of Million Dollar Journey and founder of the Canadian Financial Summit, shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Five-Dollarama  In an otherwise quiet North American…

What’s a credit card balance transfer? Can it save you money?

Many Canadians carry debt on their credit card, perhaps resigned to paying the high interest rate they agreed to when they opened their account. What cardholders might not realize, however,…

Where to Buy Real Estate in Canada 2022: Halifax Regional Municipality

National Ranking Neighbourhood Rankings Burnaby, New Westminster and Richmond, B.C. Calgary, Alta. Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody, B.C. Durham Region, Ont. Edmonton, Alta. Halifax, N.S. Halton Region, Ont. Langley,…