Monthly Archives: December 2014

How To Choose A Financial Advisor

It’s a sad fact that most Canadians are not very well educated in personal finance. Even if you know your ETFs from your TFSAs, though, it can sometimes be useful to have a second pair of eyes. This is where financial advisers come in. Whether you want to reduce your debt burden, invest your inheritance wisely, or get the best value for money in the property market, a good financial adviser can help you to make plans, set goals, and maximise results. So, how do you tell the difference between a Warren Buffett and a Bernie Madoff? This guide will teach you how to pick the right financial adviser for you.

How to Build a College Fund for Your Child

In 2013 and 2014, the average cost of one year’s tuition at a Canadian college was almost $6000. Students also face high and rising costs for textbooks, study materials, accommodation, and other living expenses. The cost of education is expected to rise every year for the foreseeable future, so it is more important than ever to make smart financial plans for your children’s post-secondary education. Luckily, there are tools that you can use to help them. This guide will give you some pointers.

Cheaper Car Insurance

Now that you know the ins and outs of car insurance policies, it’s time to learn how to save money on your policy. Vehicle insurance policies can be quite expensive, especially if you’re young or if you live in certain areas. Luckily, there are some simple steps that you can take to lower your premiums and increase the amount you can put into savings every month.