Balancing Money and the World Around Us

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Stock of the Month Recap

Good Day Everyone, As promised, today’s post is a recap of all my previous stock of the month picks. It’ll include the total return since my writing about it and a brief update on how I feel about the company. 1)  Extendicare (EXE) Date of Mention- September 1, 2016 Price at Mention – $8.48 Dividend Income Since
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Would You Talk About Your Salary?

Good Day Everyone, I’m going to continue on the theme of communication and finances because I strongly believe that it’s the most important thing you can do. Yesterday morning, I was listening to the radio on the way in to work. The topic of their conversation was whether or not it’s OK to discuss your
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Knowledge is not Enough

Good Day Everyone, Lately I’ve been writing more about things like investing and stock picks, but today I’ll bring it back to the foundation of personal finance. One of the reasons why my logo is a weightlifter is because I find there are so many parallels between managing your money and getting in shape. Allow
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TD Canada "Trust"?

Good Day Everyone, I don’t usually do 2 posts a week, but I found this story too compelling not to write about. As many of you may have heard, some TD Bank employees admitted to advising clients to invest into funds that were not suitable due to sales pressure from management.  Some employees also said
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Learning Moments from a Reader Conversation

  Good Day Everyone, Today I want to talk about a back and forth email conversation I had with a reader recently regarding an investment opportunity he had. He wasn’t entirely sure if this investment was suitable for me so he asked me for some advice. I won’t mention his name or the specific investment,
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