Answers to some of the most common questions about GICs
Not sure how you can include GICs to help achieve your financial goals? Check out these 10 commonly asked GIC questions. Read more here.
Are women better investors and savers?
In this second article in our “Women and Finance” series, Rubina Ahmed-Haq debunks the myth that men are naturally better savers and investors than women. Read more here.
Kevin on balancing his zest for life and fiscal responsibility
Finding the balance between living for the moment and financial responsibility can be a challenge. Hear how Kevin is working to achieve this balance in his life. Read more here.
What to consider when converting your RSP
You have three main options when converting your RSP to income for your retirement. Read more here.
Making your will: the keystone of estate planning
Many Canadians believe that if they die without a will, their estate will automatically pass to their spouse, but this is not necessarily the case. Read more here.
Why women need to save more for retirement
On average, women live five years longer than men, which means they need to save more for their retirement. This post from Rubina Ahmed-Haq explores the challenges that women face saving for their future. Read more here.
Maria on distinguishing needs versus wants
In this Saversodes video, Maria discusses why understanding the difference between needs and wants is a vital part of budgeting, and why she is teaching her kids this important lesson. Read more here.
Tips for saving money in Canada: paying yourself first
With the dog days of summer just around the corner, you deserve a reading list that’s short and light…
- There’s no need to leave extra money to the government instead of your heirs—start planning on how to draw down your RSP or RIF with this useful summary from Global News.
- If you’re looking to beat the summer heat without resorting to air conditioning, there are lots of creative (and cheap!) ways to stay cool.
- Biking is one of the best ways to get a workout and enjoy the summer, so if you haven’t been on wheels in a while, here’s the CBC with a quick guide to getting back in the saddle again.