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It is easy to run into credit card problems during the holiday season. Here is some motivation and clear action steps to avoid them. You can become a Credit Card Genius in 2 steps: Pay all your cards in full every month. The #1 perk of any credit card by far is the...read more
If you have a student loan, read my advice for you on My University Money blog. Paying off your student loan might be a big mistake. Read it here: Ed Rempel: Stow Your Student Loan Regrets, Focus on Future Priorities Instead If you are not sure what to do, you can get...read more
Insightful article by Donalee Moulton in the Investment Executive. Spousal RRSPs can be a simple and effective tax-saving strategy for married and common-law couples. But these accounts are not for everyone - and have potential drawbacks. These plans are intended for...read more
Robo-Advisor Professional, a new investment service created to meet the preferences and financial needs of Millennials, is the latest innovation to be introduced by Certified Financial Planner Ed Rempel. Ed Rempel, based in Toronto, is a fee-based financial planner,...read more
Interesting interview by Sheryl Smolkin from the Saskatchewan Pension Plan. Many financial planners use the 4% rule, which essentially says that you can withdraw $40,000 a year plus inflation for life from a $1 million portfolio. What do you think? ...read more
Well-written article on Biz TV. Unconventional wisdom. So many Canadians limit their financial future because of beliefs they have that are simply not true or are not optimal. Myths about the stock market lead Canadians to invest too conservatively to achieve their...read more