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Are There Tax Benefits to Investing in MICs?

When it comes to alternative investments, mortgage investments are an excellent option for many investors. There are many benefits to investing in the Canadian real estate market, and individuals looking for an alternative to the standard investment plans know all...

Are There Tax Benefits to Investing in MICs?

When it comes to alternative investments, mortgage investments are an excellent option for many investors. There are many benefits to investing in the Canadian real estate market, and individuals looking for an alternative to the standard investment plans know all...

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What to Look for in a Mortgage Investment Corporation

When it comes to alternative investment options, investing in mortgage funds or pools is growing in popularity for a good reason. Many choose to turn to a qualified Mortgage Investment Corporations (MIC) to manage the mortgage pool and their investment. Like many...

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What You Need to Know About Pooled Investments

A pooled investment is when numerous individual investors pool their money together to invest in larger-sized opportunities. Pooling resources has always been an excellent way for individuals to have the same kind of power as larger corporations or wealthy...

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Investing Money in a Trust Fund

Trust funds were previously thought of as something only utilized by the wealthy. Recently, many investors have seen the benefits of using a trust fund to pass on wealth. Even with more people choosing to utilize trust funds as a means to providing for their loved...

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What Is An RRIF (Registered Retirement Income Fund)?

We hear a lot about TFSAs and RRSPs, but how much do you know about RRIFs? An RRIF is a Registered Retirement Income Fund, similar to a TFSA or RRSP, and Canadian Tax Law defines it as a tax-deferred retirement plan. It's registered under the Canadian Revenue Agency...

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Why is Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Investing on the Rise?

It seems like Do-It-Yourself (DIY) anything is growing in popularity. From crafts to home renovations, it looks like DIY is the way of the future in many aspects of life. But what about investing?   What Is Do-It-Yourself Investing? Any form of investing involves...

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What to Do When You’ve Retired & Run Out of Money

Retirement can be as exciting as it is nerve-wracking. Finally, after many years of hard work, you can finally relax and spend your days enjoying some well-deserved free time doing what you love. But what if that time outnumbers the money you've saved up for this...

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How Do Private Mortgages Work?

Private Mortgages have an important place in the real estate world. A conventional mortgage is secured through a bank, credit union or mortgage lender. Private mortgages are secured through private means, such as family, friends, individual investors or businesses...

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