Financial Planning Wisdom

Q&A from Canadian Financial Summit (podcast)

Your questions from the Summit are answered here! The biggest online personal finance conference in Canada is the Canadian Financial Summit, which was a few weeks ago. I was interviewed for 2 intriguing talks: How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors & Robo-Advisors The High Risk of Bonds: Are Bonds Actually Safe Investments? Here are my answers to…

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The High Risk of Bonds (podcast on The Maple Money Show)

The High Risk of Bonds https://maplemoney.com/podcast/high-risk-bonds/ I was recently interviewed by Tom Drake on The MapleMoney Show, the podcast that helps Canadians improve their personal finances to create lasting financial freedom. Most investors see bonds as a safe place to put their money, but conventional wisdom may be deceiving. Investing in bonds can actually put…

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How to Avoid Falling Victim to Lifestyle Inflation

    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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How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors & Robo-Advisors

Investment advisors and robo-advisors have a massive disadvantage – they are short-term thinkers. You can easily outperform them by learning the skill of long-term thinking. Short-term thinking leads them to select suboptimal investments and focus on the wrong risk. You can clearly see this because nearly all investment advisors and robo-advisors do the “4 Performance…

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Demystifying Pensions – Podcast on Explore FI Canada

If pensions have you confused, this episode’s for you! I was interviewed on a fun podcast with Chrissy and Money Mechanic from Explore FI Canada answering questions from a listener named Kate about her pension. Kate asked her questions in an entertaining way that showed her frustration with not understanding her options. We discuss DC…

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How To Beat Any Financial Advisor With Ed Rempel

I was recently interviewed for a fun podcast by Ahmad Saad, from Young Money Simplified. Topics include: How to EASILY outperform investment advisors and robo advisors. The principles to be a successful investor. Having a growth mindset. Confidence, instead of fear. Why students should NOT pay off their student loan. Lifecycle Investing – the ulitmate…

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How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors & Robo-Advisors

Understand how long-term thinking, having a Financial Plan, and unconventional wisdom can help you EASILY outperform both investment advisors and robo-advisors. Fun podcast with Chrissy & Money Mechanic of Expore FI Canada: On this episode, financial planner Ed Rempel tells us how to easily outperform investment and robo advisors. (Hint: it’s simpler and easier than you think—no…

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