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Learn how to achieve financial freedom. This is the place you can get real answers to financial issues on your mind. Ask your questions after an article on the topic or in the Huddle open forum.
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Make Your Retirement Comfortable with the “8-Year GIS Strategy”

The “8-Year GIS Strategy” is one of the best strategies to turn a modest retirement into a comfortable one for you. I am finally releasing it! For years, this is one of a few strategies that I have quietly used with select clients. It has 5 huge advantages: $101,00...

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When can I Retire with the Lifestyle I Want? (As seen in October 2017 issue of Canadian MoneySaver)

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...

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Listen to my first podcast!

I am very excited to have my first podcast with the incomparable Kornel Szrejber. Kornel is Canada's #1 financial podcaster and the best interviewer I know. I am a reader, myself, but have learned there is a huge audience of educated, intelligent listeners for...

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Ed Rempel

My name is Ed Rempel and I am the main Wise Guy on this site. I am a financial blogger with a ton of real life financial planning experience. I am passionate about writing and driven to share my insights.

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