Should you help your adult children to buy real estate?

Arguably, it’s much harder for millennials to get their first step on the real estate ladder, compared to when my cohort bought our first homes. Housing prices were remarkably low…

MoneySense Live: Using ETFs to cultivate financial independence

Jonathan Chevreau, a longtime personal finance journalist, former Editor-in-Chief of MoneySense and the creator of our perennially popular Best ETFs in Canada package has said there’s only one free lunch…

Yours for the asking: More from MoneySense’s investing experts

If you’ve ever read a MoneySense investing article and wished you could look behind the scenes with the writer, or get a deeper dive from one of the experts interviewed—here’s…

Fresh takes on the challenges facing baby boomers as they approach retirement

When I first agreed to peruse a book called The Boomers Retire, it seemed hauntingly familiar. Never mind the fact that I myself co-authored a book in 1998 called The…

Making sense of the markets this week: May 3, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. The energy reality, the energy divide There’s nothing like the topic of…

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…