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  1. Taxation
    Hello, I am renewing my mortgage and thinking of rolling my HELOC (used for investment) into my mortgage balance for lower interest rates. I will split the total interest paid proportionally between my house purchase balance and the heloc balance to determine what to properly claim as interest...
  2. Investing
    Hi all it’s the good old invest or pay of mortgage question. I guessed wrong and have a variable rate mortgage of 5.97% on my 200k aprox a owe on the house. I have about 30k in a tfsa that is mostly monthly dividends stocks paying me $150 a month. Should sell it all and just pay that to my...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello Forum! Greetings from the Fraser Valley in British Columbia! I’ll be 55 in March 2023 and started perusing investing forums a few months ago due to major life changes to see where I can go with my finances, as there’s a lot of moving parts in my life. I guess my main goal is seeking...
  4. Investing
    Warning: Unseasoned Investor Alert :-) I have funds I want to "plant" in my RRSP for the next 20+ years, which won't be needed until then. Am I too adventurous to plant them in index funds such as SPY/QQQ/VT?
  5. Investing
    Hello Everyone, Any suggestion for a good broker to invest directly (no etfs) in international (ex. US, mainly Europe and Asia) equities from Canada. I came across Interactive Brokers which are registered under IIROC. Does anyone has other suggestions for registered brokers? Cheers, DD
  6. Investing
    The Montreal exchange has some great resources for us beginners.
  7. Investing
    So for several years I have been giving money to my parents to help pay off their mortgage. They have recently paid it off and I still give money as it is part of our culture and I feel it is my duty to give back for all they have done throughout my life. Since they have paid it off, they are...
  8. General Personal Finance Talk
    Hey everyone. Hope you're all staying safe. I'm not really sure where to start in terms of my finances. So I'll write out my current life and financial situation in general. I'm 36 years old, single, have an online business that pays the bills but barely covers my expenses. I try to live...
  9. Taxation
    Hi Guys i became a canadian permanent resident in 2017 with the target of moving here in 2019 when my spouse finished her studies . i landed here in 2017 for a few days and returned to US and my spouse stayed in canada for her studies , in 2019 December i moved here from NJ and am staying here...
  10. Investing
    I'm starting to invest some of my company's funds (I'm an employee, not an owner) in the stock market, which I already do for myself. It's a small business, so it's not a huge sum either, and not having a finance department or investment account, they just transferred me some money to use in my...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hi there! I found this forum while looking for resources that help me improve my knowledge about investing. Just popping in to say hello and introduce myself. I'm here to learn from the experiences of others in this community. Looking forward to interacting with you!
  12. Individual Stocks/Equities
    Does anyone know of this company ( Seems interesting, but trying to get info on whether or not it's legit... They ask for S.I.N., etc... Have received mixed messages...
  13. Investing
    Hi there! I'm looking to buy mutual funds at either TD or CIBC; however I already own tax-deferred accounts at RBC (1 TFSA and 1 RRSP). How should I go about setting my funds within either of these accounts? Will I be able to combine them or will I have to start a new tax-deferred account at...
  14. Investing
    In times of extreme market volatility, staying calm and thinking long-term are sensible decisions that investors can make to use time to their advantage.This current market situation is not new to us. We’ve been through other crises before and there are lessons that investors can learn and apply...
  15. Investing
    Hello all, I'm in the process of planning out a long-term dividend portfolio and was hoping to gain some insight from your combined experiences in this realm. The intention of this post isn't to garner specific stock picks which I can copy, I very much plan to do my own research, but I am more...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Hello Everyone! Im a little late to the investing game but my wife and I have started to save a very small amount every month in a TD TFSA account. We have a tonne of contribution room in both our TFSAs and RRSPs. We currently have just under $900 in the account and I haven't invested the...
  17. Investing
    I know there's a Canadian equivalent of QLD (Nasdaq-100 2X Bull): HQU But is there one for TQQQ as well or any that are very similar?
  18. Investing
    Out of QQQ, FDN, PNQI and VTG which of these is the best ETF to hold for the next 10-20+ years and why?
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