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retirement checklist

What’s On Your Retirement Checklist?

When it comes to any kind of planning, having a checklist is always helpful to keep you organized and on track. So as you begin to plan for retirement, it’s essential you create your own retirement checklist.  Retirement planning can be daunting, so if you’re...
What’s On Your Retirement Checklist?

What’s On Your Retirement Checklist?

When it comes to any kind of planning, having a checklist is always helpful to keep you organized and on track. So as you begin to plan for retirement, it’s essential you create your own retirement checklist.  Retirement planning can be daunting, so if you’re...

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5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Investment Manager

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Investment Manager

Investors are continually looking for ways to diversify their portfolio further and grow their investments. Real Estate has long been a standard method to gain capital through investment. However, in the past, this meant substantial investment commitments to single...

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Why Invest in an MIC vs. a Private Mortgage

Why Invest in an MIC vs. a Private Mortgage

When it comes to real estate, there are a lot of options for making money. Traditionally, purchasing property and living in your home while it increased in value was the most common method of real estate investing. However, in the past few generations, real estate has...

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Investing During a Recession

Investing During a Recession

The term recession may be terrifying to hear — especially when we now know that Canada is officially in one. It can feel like the only investment option during a recession is to sell and hang onto everything you've got. However, you may not realize that there are...

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What is Capital Stack?

What is Capital Stack?

If you’re looking into financing a commercial real estate project, how familiar are you with the term "capital stack"? In a real estate transaction such as this, the capital stack refers to all the sources and the organization of funding that will contribute to the...

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Understanding Debt Funds

Understanding Debt Funds

Debt is a term we're all pretty familiar with, but do you know what a debt fund is? We want to lay it all out for you. What a debt fund is, how it works, and why it's important to diversify with this kind of fund.    What Is a Debt Fund?   Debt funds,...

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How MICs Benefit Both Investors and Borrowers

How MICs Benefit Both Investors and Borrowers

The key to a good relationship is when it mutually benefits all parties involved — and it's no different with MICs. Mortgage Investment Corporations (MICs) can benefit both the borrower and investor in a variety of ways.  An MIC offers investors a chance to diversify...

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RRSP or TFSA: Making the Right Choice for You

RRSP or TFSA: Making the Right Choice for You

In the world of savings and investments, there are two kinds of accounts that cause a lot more stress than they need to. These account types are the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) and the Registered Retired Savings Account (RRSP), and the pressure comes from...

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What Is a Self-Directed TFSA & How Does It Work?

What Is a Self-Directed TFSA & How Does It Work?

Is there a difference between a basic Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) and a self-directed TFSA? Absolutely — a self-directed TFSA, much like a self-directed RRSP, allows the investor more freedom and control over their investment choices. Do-It-Yourself (DIY)...

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