Archive for September, 2015

Investment 101:
Your Portfolio

If you’re a young professional starting to save money, you’ll probably want to start building an investment portfolio. You may be unsure about basic terms being tossed around in…

How Often Should I Update My Will?

Understandably, most people don’t like to think about their will frequently. After writing it, many people are likely to put it away and leave it unchanged for years. However,…

You’ve saved all year.
Now it’s time to spend!

I talk a lot about saving money, but let’s not forget the fun part of money, spending it! As fall and winter approach, there are a lot of fun…

I’m Only 29,
Do I Really Need a Will?

  If you are a young professional in your 20s or 30s, you may be unsure of whether you need a will. In the event that you die unexpectedly,…

Insurance Premiums,
Are They Worth It?

When you’re young and healthy, insurance premiums likely seem like a low priority and maybe even a big waste. It’s certainly true that insurance costs can add up. With…

Should I Sell Or Rent ?

If your children have all left the nest, you may find that your home is getting too big for your needs. Downsizing can help you to live in a…

Am I Too Late to Invest in Insured Annuities?

If you are approaching retirement or already retired, you may be hearing from friends or a financial advisor about insured annuities. Some people love insured annuities, while others criticize…

Insurance:
Critical Illness Insurance vs Disability Insurance

Critical illness insurance and disability insurance are two important kinds of living benefits, but many Canadians are unfamiliar with the differences between them. In order to properly protect yourself…