FN First National Financial Corporation

First National – Specialty Mortgage Domination!

First National Financial Corp is Canada’s largest non-bank mortgage lender. In the last thirty years of its business, the company has built a leading reputation in real estate financing with more than $119 billion in Mortgages Under Administration and is … Read more

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VEQT ETF Review – VFV still wins

Vanguard All-Equity ETF Portfolio or VEQT ETF is an equity ETF that seeks to provide long-term capital growth to investors through investment in one or more ETFs managed by other Vanguard funds. The underlying funds consist of index funds that … Read more

CWB - Canadian Western Bank

CWB Is Not Just About Oil

CWB Financial Group is a diversified financial services organization and a Schedule 1 bank in Canada. It is a leading regional bank providing specialized financial services in business and personal banking, and wealth management services to small and medium-sized companies. … Read more

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Dividend Income – June 2021

Wow, what a first half of 2021. My portfolio has grown 12% in 6 months! That’s a 24% return when you annualize it. It’s a 7 figure portfolio now, up from $46K when I took over my investments from my … Read more

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VIU ETF Review – Stick to the S&P500

The Vanguard VIU ETF or FTSE Developed All Cap ex North America Index ETF, seeks to track the performance of a global equity index that focuses on providing exposure to developed markets, excluding the U.S. and Canada. It invests primarily … Read more

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Qtrade Review – Innovative Portfolio Analysis

Qtrade is a leading discount brokerage competing with the big Canadian banks. It ranks among Canada’s best online brokers. The platform offers a robust collection of investment products and accounts including stocks, MFs, options, ETFs, bonds, IPOs, and GICs, across … Read more

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CIBC Investor’s Edge – 2021 Review

CIBC Investors’ Edge is a discount brokerage firm of the CIBC Bank, one of the largest banks in Canada. CIBC’s discount brokerage platform offers both safety and convenience. One can trade both U.S. and Canadian stocks, options, Mutual Funds, ETFs, … Read more

RY - Royal Bank

RBC Direct Investing [2021 Review]

When looking for a discount broker, don’t just think about the transaction fees. Learn everything you need to know about the platform to invest with success based on your strategy. The fees are only one factor. In fact, focusing too … Read more