Kids are expensive. To avoid, on top of everything, having to pay off their student debts and put the down payment on their first home because they never learned how to save, you might want to start teaching them about money right away. Here are five everyday opportunities to start.

The vast majority of investors underestimate the importance of dividends, focusing almost entirely on capital gains from their shares when assessing their returns.

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In the desire to bring rookie car owners to at least grandma’s level of knowledge, here are a few key things to consider, according to driving experts.

The newest retirement savings challenge is the thirty-something who still gets parental financial support. In a recent survey done for a financial planning organization, 13 per cent of parents with children 34 and older said their sons and daughters are financially dependent on them. Twelve per cent said their kids in this age bracket are causing a strain on them financially. How inconvenient – parents with thirtysomething children should be reaching peak retirement savings momentum.

Depending on your comfort and expertise with stock markets, you may be better off paying an MER for more reliable results. When do you advise buying dividend exchange-traded funds versus creating and managing a portfolio of individual dividend stocks? There are many factors to take into consideration.

Benjamin Graham, one of the most prominent investors of all time, once said: “If I have noticed anything over these 60 years on Wall Street, it is that people do not succeed in forecasting what’s going to happen to the stock market.”

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