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Let’s Make it Personal

Question. Hi, I have an RRSP and a TFSA, and have been working with the same financial advisor for about 10 years. To be honest, I don’t really feel like he’s doing much for me, so I’m wondering what my options are. I’m interested in ModernAdvisor, and your low-cost portfolios look great, but I also value a dedicated advisory relationship. […]

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Financial Infidelity: Are You Cheating?

Question. My husband and I have been married for a few years, and things are generally going well. But I’ve noticed recently that he has another credit card and bank account that I didn’t know about. I was really upset when I found out, and now I’m wondering what else is he keeping secret from me? I haven’t spoken to […]

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Newlyweds and Household Finances

Question. Hi, my fiancé and I are getting married this summer, and I’m looking for some advice on the best way to setup our household finances. Until now, we’ve maintained separate finances and bank accounts. However, we’ve just recently purchased a house, so in addition to the mortgage, we’re going to have a lot more shared expenses. I should also […]

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Bank-Owned Mortgage Life Insurance – Here’s What You NEED To Know

Question. My husband and I have recently purchased our first home together. Actually, we’re just in the final stages of the process, and wondering about insurance. The mortgage representative at our bank said we should buy our insurance at the bank because it’s made specifically for this purpose. Actually, she told us that mortgage insurance is mandatory for us. Is […]

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