Win 1 of 10 pairs of Bitcoin Pizza Day socks by MtSocks!

Reading Time: 2 mins Keep those feet looking good with this great prize. 10 to give away! The Prize MtSocks has created The Bitcoin Pizza Day sock to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day on May 22nd! Bitcoin has many defining historical moments, including Bitcoin Pizza Day – the legendary day that the first known Bitcoin transaction…

The best TFSA investments in Canada for 2020

Table of contents GICs Bonds ETFs Mutual Funds If you’re using your tax-free savings account solely to deposit cash over the long term, Certified Financial Planner Trevor Kearns says you’re not using the TFSA to its full potential.  You have more options (and better potential gains) than that. Kearns tells many of his clients to…

How can you protect yourself from financial abuse?

Tara and John* were engaged six months after they met and, for a while, their future seemed bright. Both were recent university graduates: Tara worked as a server while trying to break into her field and John had landed a job at a major bank. They discussed plans for their life together and things seemed…

Another Chance To Win an Ekster Parliament Wallet + Tracker Card

Reading Time: 2 mins We loved this competition so much last time that we’re running it again! The Prize With the card-slider mechanism of their best RFID wallet, you will have everything you need right at your fingertips. One click of the trigger and your six most-used cards are ejected in a smooth and staggered…

Little-known tax deductions landlords should consider

Q. I was wondering if you can help me clarify some tax items that I cannot understand from the CRA’s website. My husband and I purchased a 4-plex early last year which we rent out. We are both Canadian citizens. Are we allowed to deduct the cost of our meals when we travel to maintain/repair…

The pros and cons of a dividend reinvestment plan

Q. What are the pros and cons of using a DRIP  in an unregistered account? –Doug A. Many stocks and exchange-traded funds offer a Dividend Reinvestment Plan, or DRIP, for investors. A dividend reinvestment plan does just what its name suggests: It reinvests dividends paid by a mutual fund, stock or ETF into more shares…

Second chance to Win a DR. BECKMANN cleaning bundle

Reading Time: 2 mins We decided you deserve another chance to win this great prize. Fight the germs hiding in your home with this great prize from Dr. Beckmann. The Prize We’ve teamed up with cleaning and laundry expert Dr. Beckmann to give one lucky reader a helping hand in sprucing up their homes! As…

Get cycling on a tight budget

Reading Time: 9 mins With the world in lockdown, our personal exercise time has become more valuable than ever before. As some of us go back to work, too, cycling seems like a great option compared to public transport. Exercise has become a staple for our mental health during lockdown. For many a long walk,…

Plan ahead and save on your next staycation with Double Stamp

Reading Time: 4 mins We’re all a bit frustrated with staying in and many of us have had our summer holiday plans cancelled altogether. Planning a staycation later this summer could mean you save lots of cash AND get a holiday! We’ve got news about a new scheme – Double Stamp – and ways to…

Save up to £461 with gas and energy switches

Reading Time: 3 mins We talk about energy switches a lot on MoneyMagpie – and now’s an incredibly important time to slash your household expenses. We’re all working on tighter budgets this year, so switching supplier could save you hundreds of pounds. We know it’s a total hassle to handle the paperwork, compare tariffs and…

How to haggle when buying a second-hand car

Reading Time: 6 mins Buying a car is one of the biggest purchases most of us will ever make. It’s a massive decision, and not one to take lightly. Second-hand cars are ideal for those on a tight budget – or who don’t want to (or can’t) get a car leasing contract. With more people…

Best all-in-one ETFs for 2020

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