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Young and Thrifty has been named the Best Personal Finance Blog in Canada by our peers and we pride ourselves on breaking down confusing jargon into fun, bite-sized chunks. Young and Thrifty posts are basically what should have learned in high school – but didn’t! We have everything from tips on budgeting, to online banking hacks, discount brokerage reviews, and the Ultimate Guide to Canada’s Robo Advisors.
- Ask the Expert: What’s an IPO? What's the deal with IPOs and the big buzz around them? Questrade's Scarlett Swain explains what you should know before you buy.
- 5 New IPO Stocks to Invest In This Year Heard the hype about the Airbnb IPO? Get our top picks for initial public offering stock and how to invest in upcoming IPO stocks.
- What Are Blue Chip Stocks? Where can investors find companies that have a long record of good returns? Check out these performers and learn more about what are blue-chip stocks.
- What Does the Future Hold for Investors in 2021?
- How to Invest in Gold
- Did CERB Save the Day? How COVID-19 is Impacting Canadian Millennial and Gen Z Finances
- The Best Dividend Stocks In Canada
- How to Invest in IPO Stocks
1Why I Cancelled Mint.com
Why I cancelled my account with Mint.com, and what I did instead.
2Buying A House in Canada: A Guide to Buying Your First Home
An essential step-by-step guide to buying a house in Canada.
3Best Personal Loan Interest Rates in Canada
Learn how easy it is to apply for personal loans in Canada, whether private loans can be a good source of fast cash, and which lenders are the best in Canada. We also break down the best personal loan interest rates in Canada and discuss secured vs. unsecured personal loans in Canada.
4A Guide to Retirement Planning in Canada
Stressed about how to save money for retiring in Canada? We've got it covered with our retirement planning tips, which includes how much to save for retirement, when to start saving, and how to save money.
5How to Start Investing in Canada
New to the world of online investing? Now sure how to choose which robo-advisor or online brokerage to use? Here’s how to start investing online in Canada. Get started with online investing even if you don’t have much money to invest.
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We have painstakingly created 1,000+ on all aspects of Canadian personal finance. Rather than rest on our laurels, we challenge ourselves to produce stay on top of new developments in Canada’s financial world from mortgage rates, to insurance policies, tax savings through new deductions, and investing strategies.
Our authors will always be 100% Canadian with particular expertise in areas such as TFSAs, RESPs, RRSPs, and the Canadian housing market. As well as in specific Canadian companies such as market leaders Questrade, Tangerine, and Wealthsimple.
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We focus on providing readers with actionable steps. Rather than simply writing “try a robo advisor”, we’ll instead provide full-product reviews on top robo advisors such as Wealthsimple, Nest Wealth, Justwealth, and ModernAdvisor. We also reveal the exact financial products that we use in areas such as online banking, discount brokerages, credit cards, and mortgage comparisons.
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An expert looks at why balance transfer credit cards are on the decline and what the alternatives are for dealing with high interest debt.
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- Do I Have To Repay CERB? If you got a letter from Revenue Canada or you're concerned about whether you must repay CERB, learn about what steps you can take.