Tag Archives: DIY investing

Exchange Traded Funds: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Most Canadians are very familiar with mutual funds. In simple terms, a mutual fund is made up of a collection of individual stocks, bonds or other securities carefully chosen by a fund … Continue reading

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What it takes to be a DIY investor

By Karin Mizgala, MBA, CFP We’ve seen a growing interest in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) investing over the last few years within two distinct groups of Canadians. In the first group, the interest is triggered by media reports about high and hidden … Continue reading

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Understanding investment fees

Fee has become a four letter word. There is a lot of talk in the financial media about investment fees; is there enough transparency, are people getting what they pay for? Many Canadians would probably say they aren’t really sure … Continue reading

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