On that depressing note, here are my numbers for the month.
TFSA - $36,683.00 +0.6%
RRSP - $5,267.86 +0.6%
Company stocks - $2,664.95 +3.9%
(stocks purchased this month = $298.64)
Chequing - -$590.81
Gain: 0.85% or +$372.24
Follow me as I track my financial growth and development. I'm just trying to improve my situation.
It was a year ago in April 2012, that I finally transferred my whole TFSA to TD Waterhouse to purchase their e-Series funds. The initial process was a real pain in the ass but looking at the gains a year later I think it just may have been worth it.
Myth: Tim Hortons coffee is stronger (ie has more caffeine) or is the same as Starbucks. Answer: False. Starbucks coffee contains more than twice the caffeine of a comparable size at Tim Hortons.
A recent article from the Globe and Mail has got me wondering who has the most valuable TFSA in the country and how they managed to achieve it.
If I were to answer the question, I would tell you that I make money so that I can provide for myself and my family. To live comfortably and without worry.
The personal finance world is rife with bloggers that went way into debt in their early university years, only to overcome it finally after many years of struggle. In a way these people learned a lesson which should have been understood before they even got their first credit card.
As I'm currently in the process of looking for an apartment, I'd like to suggest to anyone else in the same situation to definitely take a look at Padmapper.