MoneySense at the MoneyShow: Portfolio Risk and Top Canadian ETFs for This Year and Beyond and + MORE Nov 22nd

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Reducing risk in an RESP: How to invest as your kid approaches college or university + MORE Feb 12th

If you’ve opened a registered education savings plan (RESP) for your child or grandchild, congratulations. You’ve taken the first step towards financing their future college, university or trade school education. And now your family can start benefiting from generous government grants worth thou.... More »

What to do if you’re a victim of bank account or credit card fraud + MORE Jan 8th

Ask MoneySense We have been defrauded of over $20,000 by someone who was able to make unauthorized e-transfers from our bank accounts. The bank has recovered a small portion of them, and it has refused responsibility for any more. I am at level three of the complaint process, and I am wondering how .... More »

How to use equity to buy a second home + MORE Dec 6th

Whether it’s for a cottage, a vacation home or a rental property, using your home’s equity can be an excellent way to buy that second home you’ve been dreaming of.  “Potential buyers may not have the cash they require to pay for an asset like a second home in part or in full,” says.... More »
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Making sense of the markets this week: January 7, 2024 + MORE Jan 5th

Kyle Prevost, creator of 4 Steps to a Worry-Free Retirement, Canada’s DIY retirement planning course, shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. A look at 2024 Since we made this crystal ball thing look pretty easy last year with our 2023 markets forecast, we’re .... More »
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Making sense of the markets this week: March 3, 2024 + MORE Mar 1st

Kyle Prevost, creator of 4 Steps to a Worry-Free Retirement, Canada’s DIY retirement planning course, shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. And Stephanie Griffiths was an award-winning investor for almost 20 years before returning to her roots in journalism. She is .... More »
Toronto housing bubble: Is it ready to pop?The Toronto real estate market has experienced remarkable growth over the past two decades. The average home price in Toronto surged by a staggering 489% from 2000 to 2022, according to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TRREB). This rapid price growth has raised concerns about the future of affordable homeownership. And with good reason.

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Is Toronto affordable?

For instance, the average Toronto home in 2021 was $1,095,175, while the median household income was $84,000, which equates to a price-to-income ratio of 13. To put that in perspective, the price to income ratio in 2010 was 7.4. 

The fact is: wages have not kept up with home prices. For future generations, the goal of owning a home in the Greater Toronto Area is looking more like a pipe dream…

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MoneySense at the MoneyShow: Portfolio Risk and Top Canadian ETFs for This Year and Beyond andJoin MoneySense at the MoneyShow Virtual Expo “ETFs & Investing Strategies.”

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On November 28 and 29, attend live presentations, where you can chat directly with the experts and fellow Canadian investors and traders from around the world. Plus, you can visit interactive virtual booths featuring message boards, timely research, educational videos, exclusive discounts, prize drawings and more!

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Top Canadian ETFs for This Year and Beyond

With so many ETF options available, it can be hard for investors to know what to put into their portfolios. MoneySense journalist Michael McCullough looks at the makeup of the ETF market and will share, based on MoneySense’s ETF All-Stars Report, the ETF products Canadians could consider buying today…

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