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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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!
  4. Individual Stocks/Equities
    Does anyone know of this company (investx.com)? 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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?
  10. 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?
  11. Investing
    Anyone know why QQQ (Nasdaq-100 US ETF) outperforms its Canadian equivalents ZQQ and XQQ? - In the last 5 years QQQ has increased by 94.92% while ZQQ and XQQ both increased by only 87.36% Whatever the reasons, is it a better deal to invest in QQQ and pay the currency conversion fee every time...
  12. Taxation
    I do have a margin account and based on the money I borrowed I am paying interest. Some of the shares that I am holding are paying dividends every quarter and some do not. During a year some of shares dispositioned (maybe even before paying dividends) but I have always received dividends...
  13. Money Diaries
    Hey there, I'm 19 years old and have been in Canada for just over a year now. I have two sources of income as of now. 1. Video editing. (Part time) 2. Working as a cook. (full time) Right now I don't have any rent or other big expenses so I pretty much save most of it. Eventually I'm gonna be...
  14. Vendor Deals
    WealthBar is Canada's only robo-advisor specializing in retirement income planning. Low cost investing. Advice you can trust. Open an account and get: Access to higher quality investments previously only available to the ultra-wealthy. These higher return, lower volatility portfolios have...
  15. Retirement
    One question that often comes up about CPP benefits is whether to take it earlier or later. If you Google this, you’ll get different answers: some say take it early, others say take it later. It seems the experts don’t quite agree, so I wanted to do a thorough analysis myself. Now, before I...
  16. Investing
    Hi there, this is my first post in the community but I've been reading many threads for a while. A little about me, I'm 29, professional career, only debt is mortgage. I'm looking for advise on making the move from my all-mutual fund portfolio at a large bank to opening a discount broker account...
  17. Real Estate
    Hello!! In real estate we know that there are a lot of strategies, some gurus say one is the best in the world and others say other strategy is better and we don´t really know which one to start doing first. Some people say Lease option agreements are the best way to start investing in real...
  18. Investing
    Hey guys!!! I´ve always been a fan of Warren Buffett´s strategies, thoughts, rules about investing and money. It is interesting for me to discuss with you guys about some of the strategies that he applies which are totally different to what people generally believe. The fact is: his...
  19. Frugality
    Hi everyone!! I was speaking about this topic this morning and from my point of view we have to be very careful with frugality in our lives as it can be either helpful and can be also harmful. It can be our friend or become our foe too. One simple example: My sister, she is in a comfort zone...
  20. Investing
    Hi everyone!! Reading a little bit about stocks and personal finance I found some important information that can be useful for beginners that want to start investing. Many people want to make some extra income aside their job so they want to start investing in stocks, but most people don´t...
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