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
Got debt from a mortgage, business loan or some other source? Rising interest rates are not your friend. Indeed, nearly a third of Canadians fear that another rate hike could push them towards bankruptcy! With that in mind, BNN Bloomberg interviewed our CEO and Co-Founder, Tea Nicola (and that’s Nicola,… Read more
We don’t just use it to drive. It’s in the roads we drive on. In fact, it is used in over 6,000 products that help make up modern life. “Oil, that is. Black gold. Texas tea…” And for a fossil fuel commodity supposedly going the way of the… Read more
Financial freedom. Don’t we all want it? Imagine retiring from your job early, spending more time on hobbies, traveling whenever you want, or being able to afford any big item on your wish list. WealthBar loves it when Canadians are responsible with their finances. Just like how Warren Buffet didn’t… Read more
“Do the right thing.” That’s the new corporate motto for Alphabet, Google’s parent company, putting a more proactive spin on Google’s “Don’t Be Evil.” On the one hand, Google’s change in mantra from “don’t be evil” to “do the right thing” is a perfect example showing we do not want to just avoid the worst, but… Read more
“Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt.” A generation ago, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau once famously… Read more
You may have noticed the stock market is seeing some increased volatility today. There is uncertainty around trade tariffs that the US intends to impose. This uncertainty added up to a significant drop, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding 250 points today, a decline of 1%. Similarly, the S&P 500 dropped… Read more
Buying a home is a big deal. That’s why you really want to be able to trust the people who are helping you. But when your banker or mortgage professional recommends it… just say no to mortgage insurance. Going with individual term insurance instead, you’re consolidating your coverage. A private… Read more
Staying on top of your money doesn’t need to be difficult. Take control of your financial future with the new and improved WealthBar app. It’s the fastest robo-adviser mobile app available to Canadians today. The app gives in-your-pocket access to manage your investments quickly. Enjoy a super slick interface to help make sense of it… Read more
Canadian stocks driven by the oil price combined with international stock growth are the major contributors to this month’s positive performance. Investors enjoyed a relatively relaxing month of lower volatility in many sectors. It seems to be a case of investors taking a breather to see… Read more
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