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What is a Mutual Fund? Guide To Mutual Funds in Canada

What is a Mutual Fund? Guide To Mutual Funds in Canada

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

A mutual fund is a collection of investment assets such as bonds, stocks, ETFs, other mutual funds, cash, and other securities that are owned by a group of investors and …

Nest Wealth Review 2022

Nest Wealth Review 2022

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Nest Wealth is a robo-advisor in Canada offering online professional portfolio management services to investors who want to minimize their investment fees while maximizing their returns. By automating part of …

What Are Fixed Income Securities and Investments in Canada?

What Are Fixed Income Securities and Investments in Canada?

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Fixed-income securities are debt instruments issued by governments, companies, and other entities with a promise to pay the investor (lender) a fixed interest amount on scheduled dates and to pay …

Investment Risks All Investors Should Understand

Investment Risks All Investors Should Understand

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

When it comes to investing, risk is par for the course. Acknowledging and understanding the risks your investments face is a key first step in ensuring your portfolio is designed …

Book Review: The Four Pillars of Investing by William J. Bernstein

Book Review: The Four Pillars of Investing by William J. Bernstein

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

William J. Bernstein is not your average financial advisor. A neurologist turned financial theorist, Bernstein has contributed greatly to the empowerment of individual investors who want to take their financial …

A Sample TD e-Series RESP Portfolio – Updated for 2022

A Sample TD e-Series RESP Portfolio – Updated for 2022

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

An RESP is a government program that helps parents to save for their child’s post-secondary education. The savings plan is particularly attractive since the government chips in 20 cents for …

12 Canadian Personal Finance Blogs to Follow in 2020

12 Canadian Personal Finance Blogs to Follow in 2020

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Updated in 2019 As we approach 2020, I have had some time to reflect on some of the things I learned in 2019 and the progress I’ve made with this …

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Taleb

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Taleb

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Nasim Nicholas Taleb is a well-known voice in the subject areas of risk, randomness, and uncertainty. A former options trader, risk analyst, and hedge fund manager, Taleb is currently regarded …

What Are Educational Assistance Payments (EAP)? RESP Withdrawal Rules

What Are Educational Assistance Payments (EAP)? RESP Withdrawal Rules

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

A Registered Educational Savings Plan (RESP) is a government program that enables parents to save for their child’s post-secondary education. You can make 3 types of withdrawals from an RESP: …

Understanding Annuities in Retirement Planning

Understanding Annuities in Retirement Planning

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by Enoch Omololu, MSc (Econ)

Annuities are one of the many options available to individuals in their retirement planning. As previously discussed, some of the better-known retirement planning tools include the Registered Retirement Savings Plan …