WealthBar is a robo-advisor that aims to make investing easier for all Canadians. In our Investing for Everyone series, we’re sharing inspiring stories from our clients about how they’re building a brighter financial future. Enjoy! Simon and Martina’s YouTube channel has over 1.2 million subscribers – which is a… Read more
Congratulations! In the lottery of life, you hit the jackpot. Since you made the wise decision to exist in Canada in 2017, you might get to live better than 99.999999% of all humans who have ever lived. You are also likely to live longer. 100-year… Read more
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
One question that often comes up about CPP benefits is whether to take it earlier or later. If you Google this, you’ll get different answers: some say take it early, others say take it later. It seems the experts don’t quite agree, so I wanted… Read more
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
International events, political news and some positive economic data converged to create higher volatility. The markets reacted negatively to North Korea’s nuclear saber-rattling and continued perceptions of poor leadership from the White House over the Charlottesville violence. Emerging market stocks had the advantage this month,… Read more
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
The times, they are a changin’. Two long-term seemingly bedrock economic facts are no longer classified as such. Interest rates that seemed glued to the floor are finally starting to rise. Meanwhile, oil is down, maybe forever. We’ve seen oil rise and fall many times over… Read more
WealthBar is a robo-advisor that aims to make investing easier for all Canadians. In this Investing for Everyone series, we’re sharing inspiring stories from our clients about how they’ve turned sweat equity and discipline into a brighter future. Here’s a glimpse into how they’re doing amazing things with their… Read more
A lot of folks are brushing up on their knowledge of the RESP (Registered Education Savings Plan) these days. We’re certainly getting a lot of questions from reporters about it. Do check out our Co-Founder and CEO Tea Nicola’s interview on Roundhouse Radio, her chat with CBC starting at… Read more
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