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Finance for Humans

Advice, tips, and useful information on how to be a better money person

  • Finance for Humans

    Is it Better to Pay Down Your Mortgage or Invest?

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    Canadians Are Keeping Their Money in Cash. It’s Risky.

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    Ask Lizzie: Help! I’m Planning a Wedding and I Don’t Want to Bankrupt My Friends!

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Wealthsimple Explains: The Market Crashed! Should I Buy the Dip?

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When to Buy (Sometimes!), When to Rent (the Other Times!), and When to Just Give Up (Please Don’t)

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Ask Lizzie: How Do I Know If I’m “Paying My Dues” or “Getting Taken Advantage of”?

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Our Four Step Plan to Investing in a Crappy Market

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Nine Ways to Be Smart When the Market Goes Down

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Why Most Eco-Friendly Investment Funds Really Aren’t That Eco-Friendly

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Five Gloriously Silly Things To Do With Your Tax Refund

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Learn to Speak Crypto: Lesson Three

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Six Tax Enigmas That Confuse Basically Everyone

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Is This the Year to Try Wealthsimple Tax? (Um, Probably. Yes)

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RRSP vs TFSA: What’s the Better Choice?

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You May (Still) Have to Pay Taxes on COVID-19 Benefits

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The Perfect Guide to Every Annoying Tax Question You Have

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Ask Lizzie: I Want Another Baby. My Husband Wants to Build a Dream House. Help!

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Oh Wait, Do I Need to Pay Taxes on My Stock Trades? A Guide

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A Freelancer’s Guide to Saving Like a Corporate Lifer

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You Don’t Have to Pay Taxes on Crypto! And Other NOT TRUE Tax Myths

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Inflation Freakout 2021: What Happens Next?

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Seven Ways to Get Ready (Financially) for Your First Kid

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Ask Lizzie: How Do I Afford to Buy My Rich Sister Something She’ll Actually Like! And Other Holiday Conundrums

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Five Tax Traps. And How, If You Start Now, You Can Avoid Them

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Learn to Speak Crypto: Lesson Two

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Five Simple Rules To Be the Absolute Worst Stock Picker

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It’s Financial Literacy Month! Here’s Some Essential Money Advice

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I Wanted to Raise My Kids Middle Class. The Problem Was We Weren’t Middle Class Anymore

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Lizzie Asks “Ask Polly”: How to be a Married Person in the World

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Everyone I Knew Was in Crypto. So I Tried It Too, Reluctantly

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Stocks Are at Record Highs. Is It Time to Sell?

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Bond Yields Are Super Low. Some Investors Are Freaked. An Explainer

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Ask Lizzie: I Make Less Than My Partner and I Just Can’t Relax About It

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What You Really Need to Know About IPOs

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Learn to Speak Crypto: Lesson One

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Ask Lizzie: Is it OK if I Use Shopping to Make Me Feel, You Know, Happier?

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The Five Worst Reasons to Be Trading Crypto

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Inflation Panic 2021! What It Means, What To Do

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How & Why to Break Up with Your Financial Advisor

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What is Wealthsimple and How Does it Actually Work?

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Ask Lizzie: Should I Keep My Inheritance If I Stopped Speaking to My Dad?

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Everyone’s Trading Now. So I Tried It Too, Reluctantly

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Here Are the Eight Tax Tips You Need

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How to Break Up Financially When You Break Up

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Ask Lizzie: Can I Personal Finance My Way Out of a Career of Discrimination?

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How To Pick a Charity That Does The Most Good

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How Do You Invest When Interest Rates are at 0%? A Wealthsimple Guide

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Crypto Quiz Part Two: The Flippening

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The Crypto Quiz! (Part 1!)

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Ask Lizzie: Can I Stop Being Friends With Rich(er) People?

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The Best BIPOC Money Sites in Canada

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Help! This Is a Super BFD!

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Ask Lizzie: I Want to Give Money to What’s Important, But I’m Worried About My Financial Future

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How I Got Out of (a Lot) of Credit-Card Debt

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Emergency Money: What to Do When Your Bills Are Bigger Than Your Income

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What if I Missed the Entire Bull Market?

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Now Is a Really Good Time to Understand How Interest Rates Work

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The Government Is Offering Relief. Here’s What It Means for You

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: My Boyfriend Wants Me to Support Him While He Chases His Dream

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Six Totally Worthwhile Personal Finance Books According to People Who’d Know

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: I’m in Charge of a Group Vacation and Everyone Has Different Money Issues. Help!

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: How Much Am I Supposed to Tip During the Holidays Anyway?

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If Stocks Are So Great, Shouldn’t I Only Have Stocks?

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Should I Find a Money Manager Who Can Help Me Avoid the Next Downturn?

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: I Want to Be Green But It’s Too Expensive!

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How to Avoid the Mom Penalty

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: Can I Run Crazy in the Streets if the Raptors Win Or is it Un-Canadian?

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: The Housecleaner I Use Hasn’t Worked in Two Months. How Long Should I Keep Paying Her?

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Is Your Payment App Making You Passive Aggressive?

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: Do I Have to Lend My Siblings Money?

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A Crossword Puzzle That Teaches You About Investing

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The Hosts of the “Bitch Sesh” Podcast Guest-Answer Your Money Questions

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Trade Wars! (Should I Be Scared?)

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Should I Be Using Dollar-Cost Averaging? (And, Um, What Is It?)

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The Five Most Common Financial Questions: Answered

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Canadians in America: A Comprehensive Guide to Cross-Border Investing

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Why Would I Ever Put Money In Savings Instead of Investing It?

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: Do I Have to Give to My Coworker’s GoFundMe?

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How to Do the Right Thing with a Bonus (or Any Extra $$$)

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Tax Tips: How to Do Tax Season Right

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How to Take a Year Off in Barcelona for $18,000 USD (Or Less!)

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Why It’s Smart to Start Selling Bitcoin. Even if You Think It’ll Go Up.

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Is It Wrong to Take Advantage of My Expense Account?

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How Do I Know if I’m on the Right Financial Track?

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Hooray! Wealthsimple Has Two-Step Verification! (What Does That Mean?)

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Trusts: They're Even For People Who Don't Have a Yacht

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A Totally-Not-Boring Guide to Life Insurance

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How to Open a Joint Account Without All the Resentment (or Bankruptcy)

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I Get Free Tax-Loss Harvesting! Awesome! Wait. What is That?

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How to Make Home Improvements That Are Also Good Investments

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How to Trick Yourself Into Saving Tons of Money, No Hypnotist Required

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We Picked the Nine Best Finance Apps to Make Your Life Better

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How to Afford to Take the Parental Leave You Want

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: I Have to Buy 7 Million Gifts for 7 Million Occasions and I Have No Idea What’s Appropriate. Help!

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Can I Be a Woman in Tech and Still Be Paid What I Deserve?

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Ten Easy Arguments to Convince Your Friends to Join Wealthsimple

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How to Work in the Gig Economy and Still Save Like a Corporate Lifer

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Is it Possible That All These Low-Fee ETFs are Too Popular?

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: I just got engaged! Can I ask for a prenup or does that mean I'm dead inside?

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The Market Is at an All-Time High. Should I Double Down or Sell Everything?

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: When am I too old to ask my parents for money?

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Pre-Inauguration Special: How to Move (Your Money) Back to Canada

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Why Is It Important to Know the Difference Between "Time-Weighted" and “Money-Weighted" Returns?

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Why Handbags are the Penny Stocks of Your Closet

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Buy Nice or Buy Twice: When Spending Too Much Is the Economical Way to Go

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Is It Really Wise to Trust a New Company With My Nest Egg?

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: What should I do when someone asks how much I make?

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How to Invest in Legos and Make a Bazillion Dollars

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I Find the Stock Market Scary—Can I Just Close My Eyes and Put My Money in a Savings Account?

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How to Be Your Own Boss Without Wanting to Fire Yourself

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Dear Ms. Etiquette: I went to an awesome new salon the other day and left a huge tip. Do I have to tip that much if I go back?

Finance for Humans

How to Get Financially Ready to Have a Kid and Still Feel Joy

Finance for Humans

I'm moving in with my girlfriend. She makes way more than I do. Can I suggest we "ratio" our rent or is that weird and unsexy?

Finance for Humans

Everything You Need To Know About Drafting a Will

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What Are These New Financial Regulations Everyone’s Talking About?

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How To Budget for Your Wedding

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How to Be Smart with Your Tax Refund (and Still Buy Stupidly Expensive Things)

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How Do I Know When To Start Investing?

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How To Start Your Own Whisky Fund for $1500

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How To Know What Kind of Mortgage You Can Afford

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How To Be the Michael Jordan of Selling Air Jordans

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The Best Way to Invest in an Engagement Ring

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How to Live in This House for Free (for a Week)

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How to Start an Art Collection For the Price of Courtside Raptors Tickets

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How to Blow Your Holiday Bonus

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How to Take a Year off in Berlin for a Grand Total of $17,000

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How to Start a Wine Bank for $2,500

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How To Buy a Tiny House for $29,000

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Thinking Inside the Box: Fallacies of Condo Investment

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