Making sense of the markets this week: June 14

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Meme stocks: They’re back… I thought new investors would get tired of losing money. But I guess not.  Crowd co-ordinated investing in companies specifically to drive the stock prices higher is back. Of course, Reddit’s army of…

WIN A PERSONALISE BEANO BOOK FROM THE BOOK OF EVERYONE

Reading Time: 2 mins We’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win a personalised Beano book from The Book of Everyone! the prize To celebrate 70 years of Dennis, everyone’s favourite mischief-maker has teamed up with The Book of Everyone to create a personalised book for dads. This is the perfect gift for all…

Tax planning for Canadians who invest in the U.S.

It’s no surprise that many Canadians invest south of the border—both in stocks and real estate. On the world stage, economically speaking, we’re small potatoes. As of May 31, 2021, Canada’s country weight within the MSCI All Country World Index was less than 3%. By comparison, U.S. stocks represented almost 58%.  The average Canadian home…

Teaching Kids About the Value of Money

Reading Time: 3 mins At MoneyMagpie, we’re passionate about educating everyone about money. Good money habits set you up for life and help you keep on top of your finances. We believe this is particularly important with children. A study from Cambridge University showed that most money habits are formed by the age of 7!…

4 Ways You Can Save on a Roof Replacement

Reading Time: 2 mins Replacing the roof on your home is not a minor home improvement. It is a serious investment that takes a lot of time and consideration. In fact, it’s probably the most expensive home repair you’ll ever make to your house. Even though nobody is necessarily excited about getting a new roof,…

WIN A PERSONALISED PLANT POT FROM COOL POTS

Reading Time: 2 mins We’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win a personalised plant pot from Cool Pots, the perfect Father’s Day gift! the prize You can’t go wrong this Father’s Day with the quirky personalised plant pots, from Cool Pots as you can upload a photo of your Dads face on it….

Is the Longevity Pension Fund a cure for retirement income worries?

Many retirees and near-retirees are enthused about the June 1 release of Purpose Investments Inc.’s Longevity Pension Fund. (For the sake of space, we’ll refer to it as LPF henceforth.)  Taking on the challenge of providing retirement income for the vast army of people who don’t have classical defined benefit pension plans, Purpose CEO Som…

WIN ‘THE POWER OF 3’ FROM FACEITTEA

Reading Time: 2 mins We’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win ‘The Power Of 3’ from Faceittea. the prize Faceittea are a premium, sustainable skincare brand whose all-natural products care for the planet and revitalise skincare routines with the power of mother nature. Creators of totally innovative and unique products, Faceittea’s mission is…

WIN A BOTTLE OF OXFORD RYE ORGANIC DRY GIN

Reading Time: 2 mins We’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win a bottle of Oxford Rye Organic Dry Gin! the prize The Oxford Rye Organic Dry Gin is a classic juniper-forward 100% organic rye gin with bold notes of juniper, pine and citrus, and a hint of aromatic spice. As with everything at…

WIN A FATHER’S DAY BUNDLE FROM PEN HEAVEN

Reading Time: 2 mins We’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win a Father’s Day bundle from Pen Heaven! the prize We’ve teamed up with luxury gift emporium, Pen Heaven to help you leave a lasting impression this Father’s Day with the chance to win this Ohto Giza Brown Leather Rollerball Pen & World…

How To Reduce Your Expenses and Save Money?

Reading Time: 4 mins When it comes to saving money, regularity is key. Reducing your monthly expenses even slightly could allow you to lead a less stressful life, and if you are patient enough, eventually, you’ll be able to afford expensive vacations, a car, or maybe even a house. Most people are used to a…

Making sense of the markets this week: June 7, 2021

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. Canadians are not ready to return to the office It may be no surprise that Canadian employees aren’t eager to get back to their offices—at least not in a full time capacity.  This recent poll suggests only…