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41. What Accounts Can My Teenager Use to Start Investing?

I have received this question a few times over the past several months - my teenager wants to begin investing, but she is not yet 18. What are her options? It's true, once you are age of majority in Canada, you have more options. But, if your teenager is not yet 18 and wants to start investing, you can help them using one of these 3 approaches.

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35. Mortgage Decisions with Nino Notarandrea

Welcome to Episode 35 of Retire Me! I interviewed Nino Notarandrea, a Mobile Mortgage Specialist from RBC. Nino has been a mortgage professional for many years, and he is a go-to person for me whenever I have questions about mortgages that I need help with. We talk about how Nino got started in the mortgage industry, things that have surprised Nino about the mortgage market in 2020, considerations for people who have a mortgage but may want to take advantage of lower rates, the decision between fixed and variable rates and his personal approach, considerations for parents who want to help their children buy homes, and how signing onto a child's mortgage can impact you, what he would change about the mortgage industry, and much more.

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34. Re-Thinking Dividend Paying Stocks for Retirement Income & Mark's Top 5 Holiday Movies

This week, I discuss dividend stocks. A lot of retirees wonder if they should simply invest in a portfolio of dividend-paying stocks for their retirement income. I explore the three big myths of dividend-only investors, which are: 1) Dividends are free cash 2) Dividend stocks beat the market 3) Dividend income is stable and reliable From there, I go through my Top 5 holiday movies and talk about some upcoming interviews that I'm going to be bringing to the show in 2021.

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