Investing

MortEq Lending Corp: Q2 – 2016 (February 29, 2016) Results

MortEq Lending Corp (MLC) generated a quarterly return of 7.66% (annualized) for Q2 – 2016 (Q1 – 2016: 7.59%). As those living in the Lower Mainland know, our real estate market continues …

How to use your RRSP to invest in real estate

Much like REITs, MICs are available on public and private markets and can be held in an RRSP. There are about a dozen MICs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange …

MortEq Lending Corp: RRSP Deadline – February 29, 2016‏

We would like to remind you that the RRSP deadline for the 2015 tax-year is Monday February 29, 2016.  This date is in line with our next share offering closing March …

Nearly a third of millennials ‘not at all knowledgeable’ about RRSP savings

Nearly a third of young Canadians admit they are “not at all knowledgeable” about retirement savings plans, according to a survey done for TD Bank. The report also suggested that …

RRSP Contribution Limit – Deadline February 29, 2016

The maximum contribution limit is $24,930 for 2015 and is indexed for inflation for each subsequent year. To make the most effective use of your RRSP, there are several things …

Radio Real Estate Podcast

PHL’s own Steve Ponte was on Radio Real Estate (AM 650) with Tom Lucas on November 14th, 2015. He discussed how a MIC works and how it is a positive …

Canadians should think of 2015 as a bonus year for TFSAs

 Maybe, Canadians should think of 2015 as the year they were allowed to put some bonus money into their tax-free savings account. It almost seems a given that the new …

TFSAs: The new way to invest even more

When the federal government launched the Tax-Free Savings Account in 2009 the news was mostly met with confusion. In a brief MoneySense article announcing the birth of the TFSA that …