Use the WealthBar mobile app? Here’s something new to save you time: deposit or withdraw money right from the app! It’s available now on iOS, and coming soon for Android. Now you can make a deposit or transfer money easily. That saves time when you want to grow your… Read more
What does the future of money look like? Is cryptocurrency just a hot new thing, or is it here to stay? How is technology changing how Canadians save, spend and invest? And finally, what are the economic trends that are going to open up new opportunities and… Read more
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
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
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
In the first article in a series on financial fitness, WealthBar offers a challenge to you, to get your personal finances in shape! We’re here to help you get there. We could all work out more. (OK, Chris Hemsworth, you’re excused.) But would you be willing to actually put in… Read more
The good news: our performance is up overall, even though the market is a bit more up-and-down than we’d like. The culprit? Trade wars (or at least, ongoing bluster and threats about trade wars). But in the bigger picture, that volatility, may not matter too much right… Read more
“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
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
Donald Trump has trolled US trade partners with tariff talk, but the market still has plenty of true believers. Or, as I put it to the Globe & Mail shortly before Canada Day, “Despite trade tensions, the global economy is robust… We are in the midst of a prolonged… Read more
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