Finance for Humans

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

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Margaret Atwood


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  • Finance for Humans

    Do I Have to Give to My Coworker’s GoFundMe?

    Are you inundated with worthy (and not-so-) causes at work? Our columnist has one answer to the charity with a face (from the cubicle next to you) conundrum.

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

    Congratulations! You got a bonus! Or a really nice Christmas gift in the form of a cheque. Or any old windfall. Here's how to use it to build wealth.

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

    It's not sexy. But it's smart to invest your BTC gains in a diversified portfolio. Here's our guide. (Bonus: you can keep some BTC so you don't suffer from FOMO).

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

    Saying it is cumbersome: two-step verification. But for a hacker it's way more cumbersome to try to get past it. A Q&A about our newest security feature.

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    How Do I Know When To Start Investing?

    Brian Byrnes, Wealthsimple's Investment Adviser and resident financial advice-giver, answers your burning (but totally practical) questions about getting started.

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    What is Wealthsimple and How Does it Actually Work?

    Toby Triebel, Wealthsimple’s CEO of Europe, answers your burning (but totally practical) questions about smart investing.

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    How to Use Your Own Psychology to Save More Money

    It's not your fault the human brain wasn't built to be the perfect money-saving machine. So we asked a behavioural economist how to turn it into one, painlessly.

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    What should I do when someone asks how much I make?

    This week our columnist tackles that scariest of personal info: our salaries!

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