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Ontario to roll out basic income in three cities

Lesson Plans   |   May 25, 2017

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In this article, Rachelle Younglai details the Ontario government’s plan to introduce a basic income, which will provide 4,000 residents in Hamilton, Thunder Bay, and Lindsay with an opportunity to either improve their quality of... read more

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Debt-free couple eye retirement at age 50

Lesson Plans   |   May 23, 2017

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In this article, Jason Pereira, a financial planner, examines Bill and Barbara’s retirement plan, and offers his professional recommendation on how they can better manage their investments. This lesson plan aims to highlight the importance... read more

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Carrick Talks Money: How do I avoid people trying to sell me investment products?

Videos   |   May 1, 2017

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Rob Carrick talks about combining a fee-for-service financial planner and a robo-adviser to help with investment planning.... read more

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Debt-free couple eye retirement at age 50

In the News   |   April 28, 2017

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Bill and Barbara want to retire as soon as possible. Bill is age 41, Barbara is 40. They have two children, ages 5 and 10. Barbara brings in $140,000 a year in a management job,... read more

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Three common financial mistakes that too many people make

Lesson Plans   |   April 27, 2017

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In this article, Rob Carrick shares three misconceptions a significant number of Canadians have with respect to their personal financial rights and responsibilities. This lesson plan reviews these mistakes and highlights the importance of financial... read more

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Ontario to roll out basic income in three cities

In the News   |   April 25, 2017

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Ontario will provide residents in Hamilton, Thunder Bay and Lindsay with free income, part of the government’s plan to test whether the extra funds will help improve their job prospects and quality of life. The... read more

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Soaring rents still cheaper than owning a house

Lesson Plans   |   April 25, 2017

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In this article, Rob Carrick explains why renting an apartment is typically cheaper than owning a house. This lesson plan explores the important factors young adults should consider when deciding whether to rent or buy... read more

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Carrick Talks Money: Four personal finance books millennials should read

Videos   |   April 19, 2017

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Rob Carrick with a list of four books on personal finances that he says is required reading for millennials learning about finance.... read more

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Is it possible interest rates will stay low for the next 20 years?

Videos   |   April 3, 2017

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Chief Actuary Fred Vettese says don’t depend on higher rates to bail out your retirement income needs.... read more

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Lack of financial literacy hampering couple’s investment goals

Lesson Plans   |   March 24, 2017

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This article profiles Margaret and John, a couple with a combined annual income of $244,000 but lacking in financial literacy. Their situation demonstrates why financial literacy is an important life skill which has tangible effects... read more

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Many Canadians too cash-strapped to raise children

Lesson Plans   |   March 22, 2017

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This article chronicles the dilemma facing Mike and Melissa. They want to have two kids, but after the birth of their first they realize that nurturing a child is highly expensive. This lesson plan lays... read more

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