In her weekly blogs, Sheila shares what she has learned about the markets and investing, with the goal of helping you understand them.

Blog #10: The Vehicles - Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Apr 27, 2021 |Sheila Whitehead
After a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), tax free savings accounts are the most important vehicle for you to understand and use, although my experience is that most investors still don’t understand all the rules. Since the government introduced...
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Blog #9: The Vehicles - Locked-In Retirement Account (LIRA) and Locked-In Fund (LIF)

Apr 20, 2021 |Sheila Whitehead
Do you have a pension through work? You are fortunate if you do because they are an excellent way of maintaining your lifestyle when you are no longer working. It has been my experience that many people who have pensions don’t understand them. A pension...
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Blog #8: The Vehicles - Registered Income Fund (RIF)

Apr 13, 2021 |Sheila Whitehead
I receive a lot of questions from investors who want clarity on the nature of Registered Income Funds (RIFs) and really, RIFs are very simple and flexible vehicles. At age 71, everyone who has an RRSP has to convert the RRSP to a RIF. In reality, all...
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Blog #7: The Vehicles - Registered vs. Non-Registered Accounts & the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Apr 06, 2021 |Sheila Whitehead
More language to understand this week. Once you’ve determined whom you are working with and decided what you’d like to buy, the next question is where to invest the money. For the majority of investors there are two main types of accounts: Registered...
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