When is the 4% rule safe? Interview with Ed Rempel

  Today I’m interviewing Ed Rempel for savewithspp.com. Ed has been a Certified Financial Planner for over twenty years, and an accountant for thirty-three years. After building one of the largest financial planning practices in Canada, he partially retired in his fifties to focus on his passion for writing. On his blog Unconventional Wisdom, Ed … Continue reading When is the 4% rule safe? Interview with Ed Rempel

2018 New Year’s Resolutions: Expert Promises

Well it’s that time again. We have a bright shiny New Year ahead of us and an opportunity to set goals and resolutions to make it the best possible year ever. Whether you are just starting out in your career, you are close to retirement or you have been retired for some time, it is … Continue reading 2018 New Year’s Resolutions: Expert Promises

Oct 16: Best from the blogosphere

There is nothing like curling up on the couch to watch a good movie on a chilly, autumn evening. Before you move on to Netflix, here are some great new personal finance videos that will educate and entertain you. In Money Left on the Table, Kerry Taylor, aka financial writer and blogger Squawkfox is interviewed … Continue reading Oct 16: Best from the blogosphere

May 22: Best from the blogosphere

By Sheryl Smolkin It’s that time of the month again. We present a series of personal finance videos for your viewing pleasure. First of all, don’t miss Kerry K. Taylor aka Squawkfox’s two part TEDx Talk. “What do you collect?” can be viewed above. You can also watch “Is it worth it?” here where she … Continue reading May 22: Best from the blogosphere

May 15: Best from the blogosphere

By Sheryl Smolkin This week we present an eclectic mix of posts from Canadian money bloggers, some of whom have been posting for years but have not previously been cited in this space. On HowToSaveMoney.ca, Heather Clarke offers 7 Ways To Declutter Without Spending A Fortune, Instead of buying costly clear lucite boxes, monogrammed fabric … Continue reading May 15: Best from the blogosphere

Jan 9: Best from the blogosphere

By Sheryl Smolkin Fireworks on Parliament Hill and across the country ushered in Canada’s sesquicentennial or 150th birthday. I’ll never forget babysitting on New Year’s Eve in 1967 and hearing Gordon Lightfoot’s Canadian Railroad Trilogy for the first time. It’s still one of my favourites! As our contribution to Canada’s big birthday, in this space … Continue reading Jan 9: Best from the blogosphere