Investing 101 Webinar

Investing 101 Webinar with Navid Boostani, CFA If you’re just getting started with investing and want to learn the basics, we’ve got you covered. On June 9th, we hosted a webinar on the basics of investing. If you missed it, you can watch the recording here: Transcript Welcome to our webinar, my name is Navid Boostani and I’m co-founder and […]

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10 Common Misconceptions About Robo Advisors (Part 2)

Continued from 10 Common Misconceptions About Robo Advisors (Part 1) Misconception #6 – Humans are inherently better investors (and advisors) than robo advisors Intuitively, it seems like humans would have the advantage over technology, that an algorithm could never perform as well as a human advisor. There’s a hesitation in handing over the reins to an unfeeling algorithm, even when […]

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10 Common Misconceptions about Robo-Advisors (Part 1)

As more and more people are becoming interested in online financial advisors (aka ‘robo-advisors’), we thought it would be helpful to dispel some of the myths around robo-advisors and what they’re all about. Simply put, a robo-advisor is an online financial advisor – a web-based service that assesses your preferences and provides investment recommendations. Here are some of the more […]

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First Square Cash Flow Management

Taking control of your cash flow Once you’ve developed a plan for paying down your debt, you need to organize your cash flow so that you actually make your payments, cover your bills, and have enough for groceries. Thanks to the plethora of “free” bank accounts available in the world, it’s easy to set up a working program that requires […]

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It’s Time to Earn More Money

There’s a lot of debate about exactly how big the gender wage gap is, and the causes of it, but it undeniably does exist.   Total Income: Men and Women in Canada Source: Statistics Canada. Table 202-0407 – Income of individuals, by sex, age group and income source, 2011 constant dollars, annual Many people incorrectly believe that women earn less […]

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