Author: Seun Adeyemi

5 Common RRSP Mistakes to Avoid

Tick, tock, tick, tock. The RRSP deadline of March 1st is fast approaching. Are you planning to take full advantage of your RRSP this year? The RRSP is the government’s way of encouraging us to save for retirement. While RRSPs have been around for decades, it seems like we’re still making the same mistakes. Let’s take a look at five common RSRSP mistakes to avoid this year. 1. Not Contributing Enough Are you planning to mostly rely on CPP and OAS in retirement? Then you could be in for a rude awakening. Unless you work in the public sector...

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Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin was launched in 2009 by someone called Satoshi Nakamoto. It is the first cryptocurrency ever created. It is theorized that Bitcoin was created in response to the financial crisis of 2008.  Nakamoto wanted to create a “decentralized currency with no server or central authority.” It is a highly advanced work of technology and is still constantly evolving. Bitcoin has been a hot topic this past year and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. It has caught the attention of many investors looking to cash in on the exceptional gains Bitcoin has made.   What...

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3 More Good Financial Habits for the New Year

It’s a “new year, new you.” Are you ready to hit the ground running in 2018? Last week we took a look at 3 Good Financial Habits for the New Year. Updating your budget and net worth statement, reviewing your will and insurance needs and reviewing your debts are all great ways to start the year off right. Since the year’s still young, we thought it would the perfect time to look at three more good financial habits for 2018 to make sure it’s your best year yet. Examining Your Investment Portfolio Are you the type of person who...

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