From Just a Dude
DISCLAIMER: I am not a trained financial planner, and any advice within these pages shall be taken at your own risk.
Here are some tips to help become more savvy with money.
- Your wallet: Banking, Credit, Rewards & Points
- Credit Reports
- Nice article on Canadian consumer problems and recourses by MillionDollarJourney
- Paypal Currency Exchange – USD to CAD Workaround
- The Two Certainties in Life: Death and Taxes (Blunt Bean Counter)
- The Two Certainties in Life: Death and Taxes - Impact on Your Personal Income Tax Return (Blunt Bean Counter)
Insurance: Life & Disability
- How To Score Well On Your Life Insurance Medical Test (Million Dollar Journey)
- Money Sense Feb/March 2015:
- Recommended term life insurance (typically 10 to 20 years) long enough to support dependents and spouse. Term life - pay a fixed premium for a specified period.
- "Your life insurance should cover your mortgage and personal debts, as well as replace 10 times your income if you have kids under age 10 - five times your income if your kids are older than 10" says Marr Stinson.
- Not recommended: permanent life insurance (unnecessarily costly) & mortgage insurance (more expensive & coverage decreases)
- 6 Important Tips When Buying Disability Insurance (Million Dollar Journey)
- The Basics & more - Accounts, Fees, etc
- Analysis & Accounting - Tools, Measures & more
- Portfolio Allocation
- Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
- Dividend Investing
- Passive Investing / Couch Potato / Sleepy Investment Strategy
- Smith Manoueuvre
- The Beginners Guide to Saving and Investing for Canadians. Short, easy read with a wealth of knowledge provided by 5 owners of some of the best online Canadian financial advice sites.
Recommended Blogs / Forums
- Canadian Couch Potato - Financial Info
- Canadian Portfolio Manager Blog (Justin Bender)
- Canadian Capitalist - Financial Info
- Million Dollar Journey