Posts by Ed Rempel

Tax Planning for Parents

Are you a parent?  If yes – you’re probably paying a lot more tax. Parents are often in higher tax brackets than non parents. This means your planning must be diligently looked at, as it can affect your RRSPs, deductions, and more. I’ve talked about this topic before on my blog, but this is the…

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Why Simple Investment Stats Don’t Give You Good Returns

If you’re investing in equities, you may be using various investment data software like Morningstar. The problem? Investment data often gets misused. This is because you may be looking at short-term stats and ratings from only the last 1-5 years. It takes a lot of effort looking at investment stats, but most people who do…

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5 Steps for You to Become Wealthy

One of the really cool things about my job is that I get to meet a lot of wealthy people. I get to see what kind of people they are and what their life is like. What I find really rewarding though is to take people whose lives are struggling or just regular income earners…

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Smith Manoeuvre – Is Your Mortgage Tax Deductible?

What is the Smith Manoeuvre and how do you do it the right way?The Smith Manoeuvre is a strategy where you borrow against your home to invest for your retirement. It converts your mortgage over time into a tax deductible credit line.To do it the right way, there are three key points:

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Dividend Investing Is a Brain Fart

Dividend investing is a brain fart! The entire concept is your brain playing tricks on you. I know that thousands of people like dividend investing. In fact there are hundreds of blogs dedicated to it. Dividend investing may sound like a solid and steady way to invest. But it’s a brain fart! In my latest…

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What’s Important About Money to You?

Money: it impacts so many aspects of your life. How you handle it, save it, and spend it can say a lot about you. Ask yourself: “What’s important about money to me?” 1 Prefer an overview? Like videos? Like podcasts? Check out our whiteboard video, podcast episode, or read the full post below! I have…

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The World is Getting Better All the Time

As we look forward to the holidays and 2024, one thing I know for sure is: “The World is Getting Better All the Time”. Every generation of young people thinks the world is getting worse, but the world is dramatically better in every important way than 100 years ago. For example, 170,000 people are lifted…

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