Fiat Currency Versus Digital (Crypto) Currency

I never have too much to say about the technology underlying cryptocurrencies. People much smarter than I am firmly believe that blockchain technology represents a new frontier for digital ownership rights, and it accomplishes this without a central authority...

Growing Your Wealth with the Power of Compounding

Although compounding can apply in many facets of our lives, from health and fitness to personal development, in finance it is often referred to in the context of compounding investment income. Compounding is quite simply, growth paid on growth resulting from investment income whether interest or dividends, and can be paid in frequencies varying from daily to annually...

Home Office Eligibility and Deduction: The Basics

Have you started a business out of your home? Did you know that some of your home office expenses may be eligible as a deduction on your income tax return?

Cryptocurrencies (& Bitcoin) 101: The Absolute Fundamentals

Cryptocurrencies are programmable assets; they exist only in software. It is all software. When one “owns” a cryptocurrency, it’s actually software informing others that one controls a chunk of that software. This software can be useful to people, similar to how Microsoft Word software is useful to people...

Share Buybacks 101: Everything You Need to Know

Buybacks are a tool for returning value to shareholders. When companies post a profit at the end of the year, they have some options for what to do with the cash...

Target Date Funds: What You Need to Know if You Own Them

Over the forthcoming years, target date funds (used as a passive investment strategy) will force investors to sell their stocks to purchase bonds with near all-time low interest rates, drastically hampering the portfolio's future performance. As interest rates fell, bond prices have increased, meaning investors will be paying a premium price for bonds purchased while the interest rates designed to fund a retirement income stream will not deliver the same type of income they once did...

CFA or MBA? Here Are the Key Points to Consider

After consulting with several industry professionals, I opted to complete both the CFA and an MBA. In hindsight, I now see things very differently and can put my decision in a different context, prior to understanding and navigating the complicated world of acronyms and accolades...

Engineering Your Way to Success: Challenge the Stereotypes

I am a strong advocate for the advancement of female participation in engineering. By sharing my story, I wish to help in the removal of barriers that women may face in traditionally male-dominated professions...

Graduation: How to Get the Job You Really Want

Finding your passion and preparing for post-graduation are two important considerations when looking to secure a great job after university. Graduates often overlook easy-to-do tasks...

First-Time Home Buyer Guide – Everything You Need to Know

Learn what the entire process entails when purchasing your first home. Trusted and reliable advice from a real estate professional...

What Should You Consider Before Buying a Home? Important Tips From a Contractor

Keep your emotions at bay when making this purchase, focus on the investment opportunity and be patient! There is always another house just down the street…

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