Pot stocks see sales growth, but keep losing money

It’s been just over four months since cannabis became legal in Canada, which means we’re finally getting some data on pot’s performance. Last Thursday, Canopy Growth said it made $97.7 million in revenue between October and December, up from $21.7 million the year before, while Aurora Cannabis, which reported on February 12, brought in $54…

Win a Professional Dash Cam

Reading Time: 2 mins This week we’re giving you the chance to win a Professional Dash Cam.   Prize The Nextbase 412GW Professional Dash Cam captures every moment of a journey in 144-p Ultra Definition quality video. The Dash Cam has a 140 degree ultra wide angle 6G lens and complete with the High Dynamic…

The best freebies available to students

Reading Time: 3 mins Students are known for being cash-strapped and always on the lookout for a discount. Well there are discounts… and then there’s free! A surprising number of student freebies exist, you just have to know where to look. That’s where our guide comes in, showing you the ultimate zero cost options. These…

Are you making smart money choices?

Reading Time: 2 mins If there’s one thing that more of us spend our time worrying about that just about anything else in the world, it has to be money. It might not be the ideal situation but money really does make the world go round and if you want to live the life that…

What to look for when choosing a financial advisor

Q. Our portfolio is approximately $1 million and is split almost equally between two advisors: one at a major bank and the other at a private firm. I have been considering consolidating our investments with one advisor. My question is, do we go with the bank or the private service? What’s the benefit of each? Should…

What to do when Manulife offers cash to leave its IncomePlus product

Q. My wife and I are retired and in our mid-60s. We are financially very comfortable. I also have a sizeable indexed defined benefit work pension. My wife has a large RRSP from self-employment. It is with Manulife (IncomePlus) and was intended to act as a variable rate annuity since she does not have a…

Why repaying student debt early is the best investment you can make

Q. I’m a 23-year-old who just graduated with a Masters degree and I have $30,000 in student debt ($20,000 provincial, $10,000 federal). I also just got a job with an annual salary of roughly $60,000. My question is what is the best way to invest my money (index mutual fund, stocks, online Robo-advisor) so that I…

The challenge of estate planning with blended families

Q. My husband and I are senior citizens, have both been married before, and each has adult children from a previous marriage. We each have investments we accumulated during our working years, which we have kept strictly separate (about $200,000 each). We purchased and own a home together, which is mortgage free, worth about $250,000. Seems…

Freebies at St Pancras International on Valentines Day for dating app users

Reading Time: 1 min St Pancras International is celebrating the art of singledom this Valentine’s Day by offering solo Londoners a wide range of promotions and offers – only accessed by showing membership to one, or even several, dating apps. By showing your dating profile to any of the participating stores listed below, you’ll be…

Win a night’s stay at the Crowne Plaza London Heathrow Hotel

Reading Time: 2 mins This week we’re giving you the chance to win a night’s stay at the Crowne Plaza London Heathrow Hotel.   Competition We’ve teamed up with the Crowne Plaza London Heathrow Hotel to offer one lucky reader a night’s stay plus breakfast! The Crowne Plaza London Heathrow Hotel is perfectly located to…