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Afraid to spend? Why you should stop saving so much and enjoy your money

When Stan Calow was growing up, frugality was a way of life: “You spend as little as you need to, and then save everything else.” So, the 58-year-old engineer and U.S. 666 more words

Personal Finance

Moving overseas for work? Prepare to complicate your finances

Financial planning can be challenging for average Canadians, but is that much more complex for Canadian expatriates, who are often tasked with managing Canadian investments, pensions, real estate and taxes while balancing these same considerations abroad. 1,209 more words

Personal Finance

Wealth secrets of the one per cent: How the super-rich became uber rich

’Let us assume, dear reader, that you are interested in one thing, and one thing only: obtaining a vast fortune.” So begins economist Sam Wilkin’s new book, Wealth Secrets of the One Percent, on how the super-rich became just that. 1,323 more words

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Wealthy Canadians spend big on vacations, but skimp on flights, hotels

A new survey says even though the wealthiest Canadians spend three times as much as the national average on vacations, they still are more likely to fly economy. 226 more words


How to keep your kids from blowing the family fortune

When Stephen Lovell used to visit his grandparents as a kid, it was like entering the world of Cole Porter or “The Great Gatsby.”

People dressed in tuxedos and sipped cocktails. 729 more words

Personal Finance

Mutual fund fees hurt investment returns, raise expenses, study says

A report commissioned by Canadian regulators considering overhauling mutual fund fees says there is “conclusive evidence that commission-based compensation creates problems that must be addressed.” 608 more words

FP Street

It’s important to ask questions when selecting an investment adviser to help you manage your portfolio. After all, it’s your money and your future. Securities regulators advise investors to take their time and choose wisely. 1,230 more words

Managing Wealth