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Financial Advice from Ray Dalio

Earlier this year hedge fund manager Ray Dalio gave 3 financial recommendations for millennials in an interview. His first recommendation is to focus on savings, and to think about how many months of living expenses your savings can get you through. Savings, explains Dalio, is “freedom and security.” Savings can also provide you with opportunities. If you need… Read More »

Canadians are the best! – at taking on debt – but not really

Putting Household Debt into Perspective . Canadian households currently owe more than $2 trillion. Our average debt to income ratio increased to 170%, making us number 1 among the G7 countries. 🙂 But do we actually have too much debt? Well perhaps not. Comparing Canada to the G7 group conveniently omits other highly developed countries. Australia’s national broadcaster… Read More »

Most People Aren’t Saving Enough. Are You One of Them?

According to a recent Northwestern Mutual study, nearly 1 out of 3 Americans have less than $5,000 saved for retirement. The average retirement savings for all Americans is $84,821. That’s a far cry from enough. Experts typically recommend building at least $1 million in savings by retirement. So it doesn’t look good for the average American. And we… Read More »