Finance Wisdom

    https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/forcedn/alainguillotshow/Ed_edited.mp3   What is lifestyle inflation? Lifestyle inflation (or lifestyle creep) is the tendency to increase expenses as earning increases. If a person gets a raise of a few thousand dollars, that person increases their expenses by a similar amount and thus never has an opportunity to save money for retirement or other…

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  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 I have asked this question to thousands of people in the last 20 years. Every answer is unique. Understanding how you…

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How can you tell if the financial advice you’ve received is real, useful financial guidance or just a case of “fake news”, i.e. financial “quackery”? Unfortunately, a lot of what happens in the financial industry in Canada is financial “quackery,” as we like to call it. Since the most common methods are so familiar to…

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Financial freedom. It is what we really want. The most common questions I am asked are about retirement and financial freedom. For example: Jonathan (age 29) – I want to retire very young and very comfortably. How can I achieve that? Emma (age 34) – What do I have to do to be free and…

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