Monday, September 25th, 2017

Income mobility in Canada

As a person who believes in the greatness of human abilities and is deeply aware of economics, production and wealth creation, I am often frustrated by social problems that I believe can easily be solved through economic freedom but which are prevented by the entrenched collectivism that has come to permeate much of our society. […]

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes in interest rates from 1991-2011

September 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Finance for youth, Investing, Retirement Planning

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-Changes Don’t want to be a richer man Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-Changes Just gonna have to be a different man “Changes” is a song by David Bowie, originally released on the album Hunky Dory in December 1971 and as a single in January 1972. Despite missing […]

Don’t get mad, buy companies!

September 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Finance for youth, Investing, Mutual Funds

It is common to hear people complain about the rising costs of living.  “Can you believe the price of gas these days!” or “my grocery bills never go down, only up!” are a frequent refrain.  How can you turn the tables and benefit from rising prices? Except for government monopolized services there are companies behind […]

Reminder: 30% offset of Ontario tuition fees requires that you ask

“Money you don’t have to repay, designed for students entering a public college or university program from high school, or within four years of graduating from high school. You can apply for this program without applying for OSAP.” So says the website of the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.  Last year in the […]

Mutual Funds 101 Booklet

January 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Finance for youth, Investing, Mutual Funds

Dynamic Funds has created an easy to read booklet explaining many of the basics of mutual funds.  To give you an idea of what is in the booklet, I have copied its table of contents below. Mutual funds: What they are and how they work 1. History of Dynamic Funds 2. Why invest in a […]