Investment Trap: Home Bias

Question. I’m nervous about investing in other countries – especially the US. Every time I turn on the news it feels like something crazy is going on with the stock markets in the US. Last year, I felt like my portfolio was on a roller coaster ride. I’m wondering if I should just keep my investments in Canada instead… Would […]

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New TFSA Limit!

Question. Hi, I’ve heard that the TFSA limit has been increased. Does this mean I can put in $6,000 this year? And is the deadline the same as the RRSP deadline? Do you have any advice or suggestions to help me better understand how this works? Answer. You are correct – the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) limit for 2019 […]

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Get your first 10K managed for free

At ModernAdvisor, our goal is to help you meet your goals faster. And while we pride ourselves on offering professional investment management at a very low cost, we wanted to make it even easier to choose us to manage your investments. That’s why we’ve decided to eliminate management fees altogether if your total invested with us is 10K or less. […]

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Socially Responsible ETFs

ModernAdvisor was the first online investment advisor (aka robo-advisor) in Canada to offer a socially responsible investment option back in February 2016.  At that time SRI options in the ETF space were much more limited than we would have liked, as a result our SRI portfolios did not have any non-North American developed market or emerging market exposure.  We’ve since […]

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