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Making sense of the markets this week: July 14, 2024

U.S. inflation down, consumers are buying less Pepsi, Delta suffers from increased expenses and competition, Amazon’s 30th birthday has...

Making sense of the markets this week: July 14, 2024
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MoneyFlex

6 things to consider before borrowing from the Bank of Mom and Dad for your first home

Borrowing from family can seem convenient, but there are things to think about first, like interest, taxes, family power...

6 things to consider before borrowing from the Bank of Mom and Dad for your first home
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“We’re set for life. Should we cash out an RRSP?”

The cost/benefit analysis of liquidating an RRSP can get complex fast. What matters more are your priorities.

“We’re set for life. Should we cash out an RRSP?”
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Can you help your kids financially without compromising your retirement?

A Certified Financial Planner explains what to think about before helping your kids with a gift or loan.

Can you help your kids financially without compromising your retirement?

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Can you use the Home Buyers’ Plan to buy a foreign property?

Find out if you can use the RRSP home-buying program to purchase foreign property and the tax implications that...

Can you use the Home Buyers’ Plan to buy a foreign property?
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Investing

Making sense of the markets this week: July 7, 2024

So far this year, we’ve seen higher stock market valuations, skyrocketing U.S. tech stocks, cheap oil and rising bitcoin...

Making sense of the markets this week: July 7, 2024

Retirement

Single, no pension? Here’s how to plan for retirement in Canada

There are financial and logistical challenges to being single in retirement. Here are some tips to tackle them, especially...

Single, no pension? Here’s how to plan for retirement in Canada
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Investing

Making sense of the markets this week: June 30, 2024

Inflation heats up, Canadians cut back gas and convenience spends, our economy continues to lose to the U.S., FedEx...

Making sense of the markets this week: June 30, 2024

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Robo-advisor or all-in-one ETF: which is best for new investors?

Do-it-yourself investors have more choices now than ever before. That can also create complexity, or confusion, about which approach...

Robo-advisor or all-in-one ETF: which is best for new investors?

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