Market Update. Bull market? Yes. It’s no bull

It’s official: we’re in the longest-ever bull market for stocks. Sure, the stock market isn’t everything when it comes to investing. But there’s no question, investor confidence has to be at or near an all-time high. Tech stocks can take much of the credit: first, Apple hits the trillion-dollar valuation… Read more

Get an RESP or pay down debt?

Get an RESP or pay down debt?

You already know about the ABCs of an RESP. It’s there to help fund your children’s education, even as tuition keeps rising. After all, the average tuition cost for a Canadian university — before the cost of books, travel and supplies — is $6,500 per year. Higher-cost programs can… Read more

You get the money from the RESP grants. We do the paperwork

RESP grants. Stop leaving money on the table

WealthBar does the RESP grants paperwork. You get the money. That’s the educated approach to paying for education! Now, many of our readers know that an RESP is a great way to save for your kids’ schooling. You put money in, up to a limit of $50,000. Even better, so… Read more

How to retire and fill 40 hours a week

How to retire and fill 40 hours a week

“Can you believe it, honey? Friday’s my last day at work! Time sure flies. I can’t wait to start spending all of our free time together!” Did this thought warm your heart, or get your pulse racing in panic? That probably depends on whether you’ve… Read more

Finance 101. How do RRSPs work?

Finance 101. How do RRSPs work?

Getting started with RRSPs and saving for retirement? It’s time. You’re working and earning a good income. So, start investing and hit your magic number for retirement. Save part of your gross income in an RRSP account and those contributions will reduce your taxable income dollar-for-dollar. But how… Read more

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