Personal Finance

Power of Patience

Power of Patience

Trailing Returns of the S&P/TSX Total Return Index Try the calculator below > As the expression says, “patience is a virtue.” Nowhere is this more true than in the world of investing, and here’s why. The nine charts in this calculator show the trailing returns of the S&P/TSX Total Return Index for terms ranging from […]

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Diversification and Bull Markets

Diversification and Bull Markets

Diversifying your assets among the three main asset classes – stocks, bonds and cash – is an effective way to deal with market risk.

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Mortgage Qualifier Calculator

Mortgage Qualifier Calculator

Learn what size mortgage can you qualify for. We’ll help you estimate the maximum value of a house you may qualify to buy based on your current household income and other debts.

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Tax Freedom Day 2014 – Infographic

Tax Freedom Day 2014 – Infographic

After accounting for all taxes, the average Canadian family in 2014 will pay $43,435 celebrating Tax Freedom Day on June 9th.

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Life Insurance Needs Calculator

Life Insurance Needs Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate the amount of life insurance you need to protect your family.

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Retirement Calculators

Retirement Calculators

Find out if you are saving enough and what options are available so you can retire financially secure.

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Mortgage Payment Calculator

Mortgage Payment Calculator

Learn what mortgage you can comfortably afford and you will be better prepared to find the ideal home for your situation.

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Life Expectancy Calculator

Life Expectancy Calculator

Estimate of the number of years a person would be expected to live, based on age- and sex-specific mortality rates for a given period.

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Wage Paycheck Calculator

Wage Paycheck Calculator

Use this income calculator to convert a given wage to an equivalent hourly, daily, weekly, monthly and yearly salary.

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Will the Money Last?

Will the Money Last?

Use this calculator to see how long your money will last if you make regular, annual income withdrawals and factor in inflation.

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Smarter Spending

Smarter Spending

When you start to spend smarter and invest the savings, things start to add up quickly.

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Tale of Two IRAs Calculator

Tale of Two IRAs Calculator

Explore retirement saving strategies such as increasing your annual IRA contributions, contribute early in the year, start contributing early in life, contribute longer and earn a higher rate of return.

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Tale of Two 401(k)s Calculator

Tale of Two 401(k)s Calculator

Explore retirement saving strategies such as increasing your annual 401(k) contributions, contribute early in the year, start contributing early in life, contribute longer and earn a higher rate of return.

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Savings Growth Calculator

Savings Growth Calculator

Estimate the future value of your savings by changing the investment amounts, rates of return and years of growth.

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Cost of Waiting to Invest

Cost of Waiting to Invest

Use this calculator to see how much more you will have in your retirement fund if you start investing now.

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Rule of 72 Calculator

Rule of 72 Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate how long it will take to double your money using the Rule of 72.

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Become a Millionaire Calculator

Become a Millionaire Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate when you will become a millionaire based on your current and planned annual savings.

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Inflation and Your Retirement Income

Inflation and Your Retirement Income

See how much more income you will need at retirement to keep the same standard of living that you have today.

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Buy or Rent a Home Calculator

Buy or Rent a Home Calculator

This rent versus buy calculator lets you calculate the difference between renting a property and buying a home.

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Mortgage Accelerator Calculator

Mortgage Accelerator Calculator

Learn how increasing your mortgage payment or changing the frequency of your payments can reduce the life of your mortgage and the amount of interest you pay.

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Fees and Investment Returns

Fees and Investment Returns

Use this financial calculator to compare the effect of different MER (management expense ratios) fees on the performance of two hypothetical investments.

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Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

Paying yourself is one of the best ways to build up your retirement nest egg.

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Real Rate of Return Calculator

Real Rate of Return Calculator

This calculator determines the real rate of return on an investment after taking taxes and inflation into account, and illustrates what the investment will be worth, in after tax dollars.

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Importance of Higher Returns

Importance of Higher Returns

Earning the highest rate of return your risk tolerance will permit can make a dramatic difference.

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Life Insurance Buyer’s Checklist

Life Insurance Buyer’s Checklist

Use this checklist to help find the right life insurance policy that best meets your needs.

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Financial Checkup Checklist

Financial Checkup Checklist

Use this checklist to perform a checkup on your personal financial situation to see if you are headed in the right direction.

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Estate Planning Checklist

Estate Planning Checklist

Use this checklist to see if your estate plan is on track.

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Your Investor Risk Profile

Your Investor Risk Profile

Use this Investor Risk Profile questionnaire to help you define your investment objectives and your investment personality.

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Cash Flow Calculator

Cash Flow Calculator

Use the cash flow calculator to easily track all your income and expenses.

By June 5, 2012 Read More →
Pay Down Debt or Invest?

Pay Down Debt or Invest?

Should I pay down my debt or invest? Calculate and compare the after-tax cost of your debt to the after-tax return on your investments.

By May 29, 2012 Read More →
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