Tag: investing

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 […]

By October 30, 2014 Read More →
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.

By October 30, 2014 Read More →
Tale of Two RRSPs Calculator

Tale of Two RRSPs Calculator

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

By November 26, 2013 Read More →
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.

By September 20, 2013 Read More →
Formula for Wealth Calculator

Formula for Wealth Calculator

Change the numbers in this calculator to see how you can apply the Formula for Wealth to your own financial goals.

By July 9, 2013 Read More →
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.

By July 9, 2013 Read More →
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.

By July 6, 2013 Read More →
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.

By April 11, 2013 Read More →
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.

By July 30, 2012 Read More →
Importance of Higher Returns

Importance of Higher Returns

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

By July 20, 2012 Read More →
Portfolio Growth and Asset Allocation

Portfolio Growth and Asset Allocation

This financial calculator compares the growth of a diversified portfolio to Canadian stocks, bonds and cash using historical rates of return.

By June 26, 2012 Read More →
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.

By June 26, 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 →
CESG – Supercharge your Education Savings

CESG – Supercharge your Education Savings

Learn how the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) can enhance the value of your RESP with this calculator.

By May 28, 2012 Read More →
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