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A Beginner’s Guide to ICO Investing

You’ve no doubt heard about “crowdfunding,” one of the biggest buzzwords of the twenty-teens when it comes to payments. Maybe your social media feeds are stuffed to the gills with advertisements soliciting investment in the Next Big Thing on platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Perhaps you’ve donated in a GoFundMe
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Be My (Financial) Valentine: Truth, Lies and Money in Relationships

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you might be planning a special celebration with someone in your life - whether enjoying the feeling of a fresh and exciting relationship, or enjoying the company of a long-held partner. Even if you’re single, it may be the motivation you need to get out there
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Canadians’ Financial Priorities Revealed in New Poll

The humble Registered Retirement Savings Plan or RRSP is one of the most important tools forlong term savings, and we’ve discussed its merits and challenges numerous times on this very blog. However, a new joint poll conducted by CIBC shows that nearly 40% of Canadians see no point in investing
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Core Concepts – Investments

Is learning more about investments, or starting a more intelligently planned portfolio of your own, among your 2018 New Year’s resolutions?  This is true for many Canadians, and it’s important for new investors to understand some of the core concepts that will help them make the best decisions and manage
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Managing Your Money in the Gig Economy

The prevalence of self-employed, independent workers and contractors performing part-time work, also known as the “gig economy,” has exploded in recent years. Over the past 20 years, the number of gig economy workers — those who operate as independent contractors, often through apps — has increased by about 27 percent
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