Finance 101. Oil!

Finance 101. Oil!

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

True North, strong and financially free. Enter to win!

True North, strong and financially free. Enter to win!

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

Thinking responsibly about socially responsible investing

“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

Term insurance vs. mortgage insurance. A tale of 2 brothers

Term insurance vs. mortgage insurance. A tale of 2 brothers

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

The WealthBar mobile app. Invest on the go

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

Market update. Oil price pumps up investors

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

The ABCs of an RESP

Today’s Canadian students are paying through the nose for ever-higher post-secondary tuition. which is probably why so many Canadian graduates have regrets about student debt. In a way, that regret is actually a good thing. It means these kids take personal finances seriously and want to get on… Read more

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