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From Mutual Funds to Hedge Funds; Understanding Investment Funds
When we are talking about investment funds, we often hear about mutual funds and hedge funds. Big differences lie between the two of them, but in both cases we are talking about a pooled investment vehicle, where many investors gather to take possession of a variety of financial assets.
Should you Invest or Pay down Debt with your Excess Cash?
If you ask yourself the question "what should I do with my extra cash, reduce debt or invest?", you already made some good choices.
Long and Short Position in the Investment World
There are two main positions related to the fluctuations of a security: the short and long position.
Investing in the 4 Great Categories of Financial Markets
An investor is confronted to a great number of financial instruments, so it is important to have an understanding of the general types of investments there are in order to make better choices.
Differentiate the tax savings between the RRSP and the TFSA in Canada
The Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) are two programs that allow you to save money exempt from tax. The tax savings are however not identical, and there is a significant difference between the two of them.
Financial tools and calculators evaluate different scenarios and demonstrate with charts and numbers the impacts of several financial decisions. The goal is to visualize with concrete numbers and great objectivity your present and future situation.