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How to help your child become a millionaire (tax-free, too!)

In 1716, Christopher Bullock wrote, “Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but death and taxes.” Two centuries later, researchers keep trying to disprove...

The future of financial advice (Hint: It is human)

Despite the rise of Fintech companies and robo-advisors, the future of financial advice is human. That’s what Vanguard CEO Tim Buckley thinks anyway. An ironic statement coming from Vanguard which led the revolution of low cost, passive investing that has made it easier than ever to become a DIY investor and cut traditional financial advisors out of the equation.
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7 biggest risks to your retirement plan and how to overcome them

Saving enough money for retirement is hard. You can improve your chances of achieving a comfortable retirement by taking action sooner rather than...
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Why you need bonds in your portfolio

I recently wrote why you need bonds in your portfolio. I do have a confession to make, in my retirement accounts, I invest 100% in...
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Wealthsimple Review: Investing on autopilot

Wealthtender is proud to include innovative financial technology companies like Wealthsimple among our advertising partners. Wealthtender features many articles with ideas to help...
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What is the Rule of 72?

In the world of finance, there are so many formulas and equations and acronyms it can be very intimidating for regular people who smartly, spend their time living their lives rather than obsessing over this stuff.
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Why a Roth IRA is almost certainly better for you than a traditional IRA

And when it may not be better after all… It was 1993 and I was a post-doctoral fellow at Texas Tech University. I had just...
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Should You buy or rent a house?

A deeper dive into a familiar question by someone who has rented, purchased, and rented out properties. Here are some critical points missed by many analyses
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Why you shouldn’t be passive about passive investments

Remember the scene from Wolf of Wall Street, where Leonardo DiCaprio is on the phone pitching an up and coming company to someone over...

What is socially responsible investing?

People and businesses around the world are encouraged more so than ever to do the right thing. This includes things like: being environmentally conscious...