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Step-by-step: How to buy Tangerine Investment Funds

Getting started investing your money can seem like a daunting task.  As I’ve written in a previous article, the Tangerine Investment Funds are a great option for those new to investing in index funds, and want a low-maintenance option for their investments (i.e. after you purchase, you can forget about them and they’ll do their thing).  Today I’m going to go through the exact steps involved in purchasing Tangerine Investment Funds, and help take away some of the guess work. Related link: Tangerine investment funds – what are they, where do I buy them, and how much do they …

September/October 2018 – Investment Portfolio Growth

It's been all over the news: markets crashing, stocks falling, and overall doom and gloom about the global economy. What this really means for long-term index investors though, is that index funds are on sale, and it's time to load up! Let's take a look at my investment portfolio growth, and how it's been hit in the last few months, and how I'm dealing with the fallout. Overall Assets Unfortunately for the table above, it doesn't quite accurately reflect how my index funds performed.  While I made some purchases that put my net portfolio in the positive, my index funds made a …

How I could have earned $250 using Tangerine Credit Card rewards

Picking the best credit card to get the best savings isn’t always an easy choice. I’ve used a variety of different cards over the years to test out which cards provide the best rewards. Let's look at the Tangerine Credit Card, and see how my spending habits would mean $250 cash back over the year! If you find the information on this page helpful, consider supporting this blog by using the links found on this page if you sign up for a Tangerine Credit Card , or use my Orange Code - 46415105S1 - when signing up to Tangerine so that you can also benefit from referral rewards. Tangerine …

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TD e-Series Excel – Track your Portfolio

It's finally here! I'm releasing my TD e-Series Excel Portfolio Tracker! When it comes to software, applications, or even spreadsheets to track your TD e-Series investments, I've found there is very little support on the web. I used to use Google Finance to track my portfolio, but they shut down that functionality unfortunately. Over time, I realized that the solution I was looking for to track my portfolio wasn't out there - so I decided to make my own. After requests from many of you, I'm releasing it for download! Version update history: Version 1.0 - initial release Version 1.1 - …

Step by step: How to buy TD e-Series Index Funds through TD Direct Investment

I’ve written a guide on the differences between investing in TD e-Series funds through a TD Mutual Fund Account and a TD Direct Investment Account.  I’ve also written how to buy and rebalance your e-Series funds through the TD Mutual Fund Account. Now let’s look at how to buy TD e-Series Index Funds through TD Direct Investment accounts. Before you start Before you can start trading using TD Direct Investment, you’ll need to setup some accounts.  This can be done online or in person by setting up a meeting with a TD Direct Investment rep from your local bank.  If you already have a portfolio …

Moving from TD Mutual Funds to TD Direct Investment

In previous posts I’ve talked about the differences between investing in TD e-Series funds through a TD Mutual Fund account and a TD Direct Investment account.  Both are good options, and many start with the simpler path of investing through a TD Mutual Fund account.  Eventually, this may not meet your needs anymore, and you'll need to move from investing through TD Mutual Funds to TD Direct Investment. Recap: TD Mutual Fund Account vs TD Direct Investment Account To make sure we are all on the same page, let’s quickly go over the 2 ways you can invest in TD e-Series funds. TD Mutual Fund …

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Step-by-step: How to buy Tangerine Investment Funds

Getting started investing your money can seem like a daunting task.  As I’ve written in a previous article, the Tangerine Investment Funds are a great option for those new to investing in index funds, and want a low-maintenance option for their investments (i.e. after you purchase, you can forget about them and they’ll do their thing).  Today I’m going to go through the exact steps involved in purchasing Tangerine Investment Funds, and …

September/October 2018 – Investment Portfolio Growth

It's been all over the news: markets crashing, stocks falling, and overall doom and gloom about the global economy. What this really means for long-term index investors though, is that index funds are on sale, and it's time to load up! Let's take a look at my investment portfolio growth, and how it's been hit in the last few months, and how I'm dealing with the fallout. Overall Assets Unfortunately for the table above, it doesn't quite …

How I could have earned $250 using Tangerine Credit Card rewards

Picking the best credit card to get the best savings isn’t always an easy choice. I’ve used a variety of different cards over the years to test out which cards provide the best rewards. Let's look at the Tangerine Credit Card, and see how my spending habits would mean $250 cash back over the year! If you find the information on this page helpful, consider supporting this blog by using the links found on this page if you sign up for a Tangerine …

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