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What are Exempt Market Dealers (EMDs) & Why Should You Care?

There are many avenues available to companies and individuals looking to invest their money. One such avenue that many investors may never have heard of is the Exempt Market. The Exempt Market is a place where securities can be sold without a prospectus — unlike...
Investing Money in a Trust Fund

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)?

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?

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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The Difference Between Stock Dividends & Cash Dividends

The Difference Between Stock Dividends & Cash Dividends

When it comes to alternative investments, we hear the term dividend a lot. What you may not know, though, is that there are different types of dividend-related investments. You have stock dividends and cash dividends to choose from. What are the differences and how do...

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

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?

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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What Is a Mortgage Pool & How Do You Invest in Them?

What Is a Mortgage Pool & How Do You Invest in Them?

A mortgage pool isn’t a place to take a dip on a hot summer day, but it is a great place to get your toes wet in alternative investments. For sophisticated investors looking for something more advanced than your basic investment strategies, a mortgage pool can be a...

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The Difference Between Growth and Income Investments

The Difference Between Growth and Income Investments

Deciding on investment strategies can be a difficult task. Are you saving for a home or for your retirement? Would it benefit you more to have income coming out from your investments now or later? There are many questions to ask when planning out a wealth management...

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