Posts Categorized: Life & Money

Managing household expenses. Tips from Rubina Ahmed-Haq

A little while ago, one newsworthy survey showed that most Canadians would have trouble managing their household expenses if interest rates went up. Well, rates have indeed climbed. The cost of servicing a mortgage is up, putting pressure on household budgets for everything else, from groceries to… Read more

Good and bad habits for investing

Are your investing instincts all wrong? To put it another way, would you prefer to avoid losing money more than you want to make money? Check out this presentation showing how many investors get the fundamentals wrong when it comes to placing their bets, which is often… Read more

Finances for freelancers in the gig economy

Finances for freelancers in the gig economy

For freelancers, understanding finances, taxes, etc. can be more confusing than for people who hold down a regular 9 to 5 job. That’s a big problem. In the USA, “Gig workers are expected to comprise 40 percent of the workforce by the end of the decade,” reports the Times Free… Read more

Growing a business geographically

How to grow a business geographically

Canadians are a pretty entrepreneurial bunch. As of late 2015, there were 1.17 million employer businesses across the country. As you might expect, a lot of WealthBar’s clients are business owners, or part of a team that’s helping a company grow. For our clients, we’re their trusted financial… Read more