Posts Tagged ‘retirement planning’

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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When can I Retire with the Lifestyle I Want?

Financial freedom. It is what we really want. Prefer an overview? Like videos? Check out our whiteboard video, or read the full post below! 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…

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“Your Home is the Best Investment” – True or False?

Many people believe that growth of the value of their home has been phenomenal over the last few decades. The common belief is that growth is similar to the stock market and much less risky. Is this actually true? This is important, because believing a home is the best investment leads you to: Feel you…

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The One Gigantic Mistake You (and Your Advisor) Keep Making

  You review your investments and notice that one is not doing well. You sell and buy a different investment that has been doing well for a few years. You heard favourable news in the media, internet or from your advisor related to the new investment. That’s it! That is the gigantic mistake you keep…

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Is Your Money Safe OR Secure?

I know what you’re thinking. Isn’t the expression “safe AND secure”? Possibly the single most important thing to know about money is this: Safe and secure are often opposites. With money, it’s usually safe OR secure. It was the disaster in their life that made this clear for Summer and Autumn. They are identical twins.…

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