Making sense of the markets this week: September 27, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors.  What was behind this week’s “mini-crash” The big story of the week…

Making sense of the markets this week: September 20, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors.  New inflation data: transitory signs?  The week ending Sept. 17 delivered a…

Making sense of the markets this week: September 13, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors.  Check the supply chain: We’re out of chips The pandemic has challenged…

How to Invest in Mutual Funds

Should mutual funds be part of your investment portfolio and can you make money from investing in them? Read more on how to invest in mutal funds. The post How…

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…

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 to consider if you still have RRSP contribution room

Registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) have been around since 1957, and each February is commonly referred to as “RRSP season.” The banks and financial media used to make a bigger…