Posts Tagged ‘long term perspective’

Why You Need A Growth Mindset

If there is one video you should watch of mine – it’s this one. It is my underlying outlook on life and financial planning. This is the outlook that leads to financial success. In my latest YouTube video, you’ll learn about the differences between a fear-based mindset and a growth mindset, and how wealthy people…

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5 Best Ideas To Optimize The Smith Manoeuvre

Is your mortgage tax deductible? You know the basics about the Smith Manoeuvre. This video is about the practical issues you may run into and how to maximize the benefits. We are Canada’s Smith Manoeuvre experts and have helped thousands of families implement it. Many “Smith Manoeuvre experts” just offer you a mortgage and leave…

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How To Be Smart With Your Money In Your 20s & 30s

Want to teach your kids to be smart with their money? Then you’ll want to send them my latest video with an introduction into the world of finance. There are a million things to know. These are the few important ones, based on my Unconventional Wisdom. Whether you’re thinking about buying a car or a…

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Today’s Buying Opportunity For Stocks

There’s a sale on stocks today – it’s a 20% sale! We’re currently in a bear market. What does that mean when it comes to buying stocks? In my latest YouTube video I give my thoughts on why I believe now is a good time to buy. Watch this video to find out: Why all…

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Why is Inflation Scarier than a Market Crash?

Inflation is now the #1 fear with “6 in 10 Canadians concerned they might not have enough money to feed their family”, according to an Ipsos poll. Most Canadians have never experienced high inflation. It has been flat at 2% for 3 decades, but now jumped to 7.7%. Many people are asking me what is…

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Millionaires in Poverty

This may sound like a dumb topic. Why would a millionaire live in poverty? We see it all the time, though.  People living in a paid off home worth more than $1 million while living on an income of $20,000/year before tax. I believe this is caused by the belief that your home is your…

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Is Typical Retirement Advice Good Advice?

If you’re thinking of retiring or your parents or friends are retiring, beware of the typical advice you get. In my latest video, I talk about the 5 conventional wisdom rules of thumb for retirees. As the unconventional wisdom guy, I do the math for you to see whether they actually worked in history. Then…

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Optimism is the Only Realism

Optimism is the Only Realism. That’s my belief, and you’ll learn why in my latest YouTube video. I feel compelled to talk about optimism for 2 reasons: 1/ Optimism is absolutely necessary for financial success – effective investing and financial planning. You need to feel you will be better off in the future you are…

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Do Bonds Still Make Sense For Retirement Savings? The Debate

My recent video saying bonds are dead as an investment has started a debate on MoneySense and industry forums. Here is what the bond advocates are missing: It’s a financial planning issue. For example, if you and your spouse earn $50,000/year each ($100,000 total) and you want to retire on $80,000/year in today’s dollars in…

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