Previously, I’ve written about passive index investing thought TD e-Series, Tangerine Investment Funds, and Robo Advisors. Today I look at passive investing with ETFs, and specifically, ETFs recommended as part of the Canadian Couch Potato index investment strategy. Using this strategy can help you invest across global markets, paying little in investment fees and provide steady growth for your money over the long term. What are ETFs? Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are indexes of stocks or bonds that usually have a very low management fees. They are similar to index funds like TD e-Series …
Managing your personal finances isn’t easy
Let’s Talk About Money is a personal finance blog that uses concrete numbers to talk about making financial decisions, and how to become a ‘Do-it-yourself investor’
Let’s Talk About Money provides a place to talk about how to make smart decisions with your money, and how you can let your wealth grow over time. There are no definitive answers when trying to figure out what to do with your money, but hopefully my example can provide you some insight and direction when you make a decision.
I look at investing using index funds, Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) and Mutual Funds, and try to provide guidance based on the questions I had as I got started. I also look at tracking your money and making smart day to day decisions that maximize how far your pay cheques go, and how to really make your money work for you.