Why Buying a New Car is Insane

Why Buying a New Car is Insane

How much should I spend on my car? It’s an essential question, as the average Canadian household spent about 17% of their after-tax income on transportation in 2015. After housing, it is the second-largest household expenditure for families. Cars can be awesome and...
The Ultimate Guide to The VIX

The Ultimate Guide to The VIX

“VIX Index has been considered by many to be the world’s premier barometer of investor sentiment and market volatility”- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) You may have heard people and news articles mention the VIX index. It is a somewhat complicated index...
Breaking Down The Canadian Pension Plan (CPP)

Breaking Down The Canadian Pension Plan (CPP)

By now, most Canadians will be familiar with the basics of the Canada Pension Plan, otherwise knows as CPP. They know that it gets deducted from their paychecks, it has to do with something about retirement, and some money coming into your pocket. What we want to talk...
ETFs Are So Hot Right Now

ETFs Are So Hot Right Now

ETF’s are all the rage right now, and for good reason, they operate like a mutual fund (somewhat), but they trade like a stock, enabling you to easily diversify your holdings with an extremely low MER! I would call it the ‘democratization of the market’ in some ways....