Making sense of the markets this week: July 19, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors.  Why inflation might stick around a while America’s finance chiefs don’t think…

Compare the Best GIC Rates in Canada 2021

How to use this tool: Simply scan the table below to view GIC interest rates offered by financial institutions across Canada. Click on one of the tabs at the top…

Management Fee vs. MER

What’s the difference between a management fee vs. MER? Read on to learn what is a MER and how a management expense ratio impacts your investments. The post Management Fee…

What your personality has to do with your investments

You consider many things when managing your financial portfolio: Risk tolerance, fees, companies you’d like to support, how much you can afford to invest—and, of course, the events of 2020.…

Mutual Funds 101

As promised, I hope to explain the basics of personal finance on youngandthrifty. Mostly everyone I know has a mutual fund.  So, what REALLY is a mutual fund, you ask?…

What is REIT Investing?

There are other ways to invest in real estate other than buying property. Find out how to build your portfolio with REIT investing. The post What is REIT Investing? appeared…

Making sense of the markets this week: June 28

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Are the markets throwing a taper tantrum? The term “taper” and the…

Evidence-Based Guide to Successful Investing

Our financial expert reveals the research on what factors impact successful investing outcomes. Use the Y&T’s guide and learn how to improve as an investor. The post Evidence-Based Guide to…

The Young & Thrifty Evidence-Based Guide to Successful Investing

Our financial expert reveals the research on what factors impact successful investing outcomes. Use the Y&T’s guide and learn how to improve as an investor. The post The Young &…

TD is offering a differentiated ETF for income and growth

We all need income to fulfil our everyday needs. Canadians approaching retirement, or already retired, may require income beyond what their government and various pension plans provide. For many, that…