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Have RRSP? Travel More

By Nest Wealth on 02/05/2018Article 3 Minute Read

For many Canadian retirees, travel to sunny destinations during the cold long winters is at the top of their bucket list, and who can blame them. Particularly when winters can be more stressful for seniors. To ensure your RRSP can fund travel costs, you need to make sure you save enough and that you’re invested in […]

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Interest Rates Changed – Should Your Investment Portfolio?

By Nest Wealth on 02/05/2018Article 2 Minute Read

This week, the Bank of Canada bumped up the interest rate by 0.25%, to 1.25%. While this decision shows that our economy is strengthening, it raised some concerns among investors, particularly those who own bond funds, also known as fixed income. The reason some investors who own bond funds are concerned about the recent interest […]

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Stick to the Plan: How to Ride Out a Bear Market

By Nest Wealth on 02/05/2018Article 4 Minute Read

Being surprised by a stock market crash is a lot like being surprised by the first snowfall of the season. It’s winter! It happens every year! We know this, and yet every year there are those people that throw their hands up at the first sign of snow, acting genuinely surprised. Like they never saw […]

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What To Expect When You Switch To Digital Employee Wellness

Guest Post By: Kira Charron, Collage Like so many industries before it, employee benefits is making the move to digital. We’re not just talking about some app that can track your employees’ steps or find yoga classes nearby. Digital employee wellness brings the kind of mobile, user-friendly technology we’ve adopted in everyday life (think of […]

By Nest Wealth on 12/10/2018

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Business

What Is A Group RRSP, Anyway?

If you’re a small business owner who spends time reading financial blogs, you probably already know a thing or two about RRSPs. Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are those awesome tax shelters that allow Canadians to save for retirement by investing up to 18% of their previous year’s income. They are made up of a […]

By Nest Wealth on 04/10/2018

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Business

Nest Wealth Named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces™ in Financial Services and Insurance for 2018

TORONTO, ON, August 14, 2018 – Nest Wealth, Canada’s leading digital wealth solution provider, is thrilled to announce that it has has been named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces™ in Financial Services and Insurance for 2018. Nest Wealth received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®, which gathered […]

By Nest Wealth on 14/08/2018

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Should You Use Your RRSPs for a Home Down Payment?

Guest Post By: Penelope Graham, Zoocasa For today’s aspiring first-time home buyer – and especially those looking to purchase homes for sale in one of Canada’s hottest housing markets – drumming up the funds for a down payment can be incredibly challenging. Thanks to record low interest rates, the rate of return on savings is […]

By Nest Wealth on 12/10/2018

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Life

5 Tips To Get Started As A Landlord

Investing in real estate has traditionally been a great way to receive additional cash, especially if you’re thinking about renting it to out to someone. But making the decision to rent your place isn’t always an easy decision to make. In fact, a lot of new landlords may be feeling the pressures of being a […]

By Nest Wealth on 28/09/2018

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Life

Preparing For The Costs Of University

This September marked the first day of school for a lot of students (and their parents) across the country. Perhaps this was your first time sending your kid off to university for their very first year of undergrad, or maybe this was your second or third time around. If one thing remains true across all […]

By Nest Wealth on 13/09/2018

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Technology

Women, Investing And Robo-Advisors

Guest Post By: Ratehub.ca Recently, Ratehub.ca conducted a survey of over 1,100 Canadians to explore their attitudes towards financial services. The survey aimed to discover people’s attitudes towards the use of FinTech products and platforms like robo-advisors, investing overall, and bank fees. The intent is to understand behaviours and preferences to help Canadians find financial […]

By Nest Wealth on 21/09/2018

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Technology

How Your Money Is Kept Safe and Protected

  When you’re looking to invest for your future, beyond management fees, there are a number of important things investors keep top of mind. Like ensuring their assets are protected. And due to their relatively new emergence in the wealth management space, there are a lot of common misconceptions about robo-advisors. Like the myth of […]

By Nest Wealth on 07/09/2018

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Technology

What is 2-Factor Authentication And Why Does It Matter?

You’re likely faced with it every time you try to access one of your online accounts. It prolongs your sign-in experience by a few seconds, but that extra step in verifying your identity could mean the difference in an account that’s secure, and one that’s not… With the increase in cyber-crime over the past few […]

By Nest Wealth on 01/08/2018

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How To Prepare For Market Volatility

When there is a market downturn, anyone’s initial reaction is to panic. After all, we’re only human. And you have likely been putting away a portion of your hard earned money, while trying to juggle your daily cash flow, as a means for saving for that long-term goal you’ve had your eye on. So seeing […]

By Nest Wealth on 12/10/2018

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Wealth

How To Tell When You’re Ready To Switch To A Robo-Advisor

We all have personal goals. Creating a plan to turn that goal into something real and tangible relies on the tools at hand. These tools alone have the power to move us forward or draw us back—like say trying to create a healthier lifestyle as an example. You could rely on healthier food choices, a […]

By Nest Wealth on 04/10/2018

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Wealth

Cannabis Will Be Legal Soon. Here’s How Investors Could Be Impacted

We’re only a few weeks away—October 17, 2018, is the date set for the legalization of cannabis in Canada. However, you don’t have to wait until then to start investing in the industry. But is cannabis investing all that dope? The country has been preparing for the date since the Canadian government introduced Bill C-45 […]

By Nest Wealth on 28/09/2018

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