Monthly Archives: September 2021

Don’t feel guilty about taking government benefits

One of the great advantages of living in Canada is the generous government benefits system. Had a baby? Take some tax-free child benefits. Lost your job? Apply for employment insurance benefits (EI.) Making low income? There are multiple assistance program for you. 🙂 But one dilemma facing the financial independence/early retire community is whether or not we should… Read More »

6 Great Fundraising Tips for Small Non-profits

By | 09/08/2021

Raising funds for your small non-profit can be done in many different ways. Creativity, determination, and a willingness to try new things are three of the key things needed for the most successful fundraising campaigns. Whether you’re trying to kickstart a small non-profit project or you’re seeking to grow your well-established charity further, here are some great fundraising… Read More »

The best emerging markets ETFs

A properly diversified portfolio should include businesses from all over the world. Valuation wise, stocks in developing countries are currently much cheaper than in North America. So in today’s post I’ll go over several emerging markets ETFs to consider adding to your portfolio. VWO and IEMG The Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a low management fee of… Read More »