Investment update: 2013

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It’s been awhile since we provided an update on our investment plans but you can check out our 2011 investment update as a reference from where we’ve come from! Since then, we’ve added another property to our real estate portfolio and are in the process of moving all our RRSP and TFSA investments to an online brokerage. we continue to be successful landlords and are working towards...

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How to transfer your RRSP’s to a brokerage

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Earlier this year, CF wrote about tackling  big goals by breaking them down into smaller tasks. We’ve applied exactly this principle in our quest to transfer our mutual funds to a brokerage, so that we could switch to ETF investing. We’ve really been pushing to get our RRSP investments out of mutual funds due to the high management expense ration (MER) of over 2%. We recently opened an...

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Questrade fee increase

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Last week, my Questrade newsletter arrived in my email inbox.  Usually, I just delete it but for some reason last week, I clicked on it.  Among other things, it had this statement: Inactivity fee As of July 10th, 2012, an inactivity fee of $9.95 per month is charged to clients with under $5,000 in combined equity for any month in which the client does not complete one commission-able trade. Clients...

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