We answer your burning money questions. In this edition: what active managers do well and what they don’t do well.
Interesting people talking candidly about money. See all
LaVonne Ellis took to the road when she was 67. Six years later –– multiple vans, adventures, disasters, and miracles –– she's still figuring out how to balance her love of the road with the perils of life without a safety net.
He never wanted to be a professional boxer, he wanted to be a substitute teacher. Until his father got sick. The money story of the legendary five-time world champion, Olympic gold medalist, and one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters in history.
He was 31 years old, an addict, and completely broke. How the chef and host of Viceland’s ‘Deadset on Life,’ got his act together and became a Toronto restaurant legend.
Anastasia Soare arrived in America with, literally, zero dollars. She believed in hard work, and that people should care about the hair above their eyeballs. This is the story of her and her eyebrows.
Smart and simple advice on how to be a financial grownup. See all
There are a few simple ways to make sure you have your ducks in a row when you become a parent. Do them as soon as you can! You’re a responsible adult now, after all. Here’s how.
Being a mother has historically meant less pay, a compromised career, and other unpleasant vocational things. But there are ways to fight against that. A guide to navigating the four key mom-penalty moments.
A guide to the frenzy, the idiocy, the opportunity, and everything else you need to know before investing (or not) in IPOs.
What tension between governments means for your investment decisions.
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If you love SimpleTax (or don’t know you love it yet) you’ll be thrilled to know it’s now another way Wealthsimple is making your money life better.
When you log in to Wealthsimple in the next week, things are going to look a little different. Our new experience gives you a clearer picture of where you are, so you can make better decisions about where you want to go.
Today we unveil Wealthsimple’s first sports arena. It’s gorgeous, brand new, and the size of a large Caesar salad.
We’ve made some really important tweaks to our investment mix, designed to help protect you in a downturn and leave you poised for better returns in the future.
Smart insights into the world of money. See all
How much will it cost to have a cat — this year, next year, for the rest of its natural born life? We did some math.
No. We’re not being hyberbolic. (Yes we are.) But as folks who like trades (be they in financial markets or the NBA), here’s our argument that the Kawhi Leonard trade was the best in NBA history.
The economics of the way we raise our children — and the psychological repercussions it causes.
How much will it cost to have a dog — this year, next year, for the rest of its natural born life? We did some math.
Our resident financial genius answers your burning finance-related questions. See all
We rounded up our Portfolio Managers and asked them which things pretty much everyone wants to know.
If you want to know if our fees are worth it, read this, see the services we provide, and decide for yourself. (We're pretty confident.)
Because a savings account is crucial to any smart financial plan. (That's the reason we launched Wealthsimple Save.) Unless you don't care about risk or making your money make money.
Maybe you’ve started — investing, saving. Maybe you’re ready to start. But you’re not sure if you’re doing it right. Here’s our simple guide.
Our columnist takes on the conundrum of wanting to be responsible but not being able to afford sustainable body wash and eco jeans. Hint: it’s not about what you buy.
People lose their ever-loving minds when their sports teams win championships. Can it be done in a more Canadian, less horrible dumpster-fire way? We answer your burning (sorry) questions.
Our columnist explores the slippery ethics of using payment apps, and how they can actually make dealing with money weirder.
Our columnist explores the delicate art of lending money to family: what to know, how to protect yourself, how to be fair, and maybe most important, how to say no if you need to