Top 10 Money Myths That Block Your Financial Freedom
Top 10 Money Myths That Block Your Financial Freedom. This is one of my favourite topics. Most ideas that people believe about money are just not true or not optimal. My blog, Unconventional Wisdom, is about all the things I’ve learned over the years from my experience writing thousands of financial plans and reading hundreds…Read More
How to Live Off Your Investments and How Much Do You Need? (Build Wealth Canada Podcast)
I was recently interviewed by Kornel Szrejber on Build Wealth Canada, the podcast that educates Canadians on investing, debt-free living, and how to earn a passive income. In our interview we discuss: I hope you enjoy it! EdRead More
What Is the Highest Quality Financial Planning Advice?
PART # 1 PART # 2 *Please Note: For some reason the video cut-off, so we have included the second half of the video in Part #2. How do you know you’re getting the highest quality financial planning advice? Last week I asked my social media followers and blog readers what financial topics you would…Read More
Does Borrowing to Invest Make Sense with High Interest Rates?
Should you borrow to invest? With interest rates up 3.5% so far in 2022, you may be wondering if it still makes sense. Spoiled with low interest rates so low, leverage seemed so obvious with a credit line at 3% and tax-deductible. As a financial planner and expert on the Smith Manoeuvre strategy, and a…Read More
Gambling, Speculating, Saving & Investing. What’s the difference?
How should you invest your money? If you don’t invest wisely, it will be hard to fund your future. There are always new areas you can put your money into, but are they worthwhile long-term? In my latest video, I look at all the possible areas to invest your money and fit them into 4…Read More
Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville – Warren Buffett article 1984
This is a classic article written by Warren Buffett about a few of his value investing friends, all of which vastly outperformed the market as skilled investors. Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville – Warren Buffet article 1984 A must read that can change your understanding of investing. Enjoy! EdRead More
Invest a Lump Sum or Bit-by-Bit. Which Is Smarter?
Invest a Lump Sum or Bit-by-Bit. Which Is Smarter? You have a lump sum of cash and you’re trying to figure out how to invest it. The stock market seems pretty turbulent at the moment, so you may be wondering if you should invest your lump sum all at once or bit-by-bit. Maybe you got…Read More
Gold Goes Down on Inflation. Why Doesn’t the Industry Know This?
Gold goes down on inflation. Why doesn’t the industry know this? This is one of the most common and wrong conventional wisdoms. The conventional wisdom is that Gold protects you from inflation, so if we have high inflation Gold should be up. It should maintain its value. The problem is – this isn’t true and…Read More
Your FREE passes: See my talks at the #1 online event – Canadian Financial Summit 2022
The online Canadian Financial Summit is coming up the week of October 12-15. It’s the #1 personal finance event of the year. As a reader of the Unconventional Wisdom blog, here are your FREE passes for a limited time. With these FREE passes, you can watch all the talks. You can also offer your friends…Read More
Why the Economy Is Not Relevant to Investing
Right now everyone is talking about the world economy… High inflation. A looming recession. Interest rate hikes. So what do you do if you have money in the stock market? In my latest video, you’ll learn why the economy is not relevant to investing, and how it might be the best time to invest in…Read More