Study Up On: Building Wealth

Last week I talked about how I'm starting a new job. I was only at my current job for about 8 months before providing my notice, so I wanted to give at least 3 weeks notice for proper transition of projects and give them a bit of time to fire up the ol'hiring process. The … Continue reading Study Up On: Building Wealth

New Job, Old Career, Bold Move

This week's post is less about advice and more about a change in my personal life. Background For the first 5.5 years of my career, I worked in the Group & Health insurance sector (The types of insurance offered by your employer). I began the journey as an analyst and capped off my career in … Continue reading New Job, Old Career, Bold Move

How Do I Create an Investment Strategy That Fits Me?

My last post outlined the semi-dull (really dull?) fundamentals of investment and savings vehicles available to Canadians. This material can be dry, especially to those not interested in risk, yield, investing, finance, etc. But I urge Canadians to do their homework on it as it is important to, at the very least, have a basic understanding … Continue reading How Do I Create an Investment Strategy That Fits Me?

Study Up On: Canadian Savings & Investment Vehicles – Where To Start?

Do you think saving and investing looks something like the laptop screen in the picture above? I can safely say it does not - not even close. Nowadays, platforms are super easy to use from Tangerine Banking to Questrade (Credit Unions and the Big Banks also have pretty intuitive sites from what I hear, but I … Continue reading Study Up On: Canadian Savings & Investment Vehicles – Where To Start?