Nov 20

The Temptress

Andrew took his babe to the bank. Like most 24-year-olds, she doesn’t know how to invest. TFSA in cash. High-fee…

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Nov 19

The Rich

If you want to be in the top 1% of income-earners so Millennials can hate you and your divorce turns…

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Nov 18

Parents

Mortgage brokers made the news yesterday talking about the Bank of Mom (and Dad). More on that in a moment. The…

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Nov 17

I Feel Bad

“Canadian homes up 7% at $420,000 from just last month according to CREA press release,” the snippy little blog poster…

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Nov 16

TheUrge

“We’re pregnant,” Jim said. I tried to imagine that, and failed. Just one of those annoying verbal bridges, of course. Margie’s…

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Nov 14

Managing Risk

She’s early thirties, renting and saving. Big saving. “I, along with my partner have saved approx. $200k over a number…

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Nov 13

We’re Cool

Ask most people if they’re middle-class and they’ll answer, sure. Rich people say so. Struggling people say it, too. The…

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Nov 12

Conduct Unbecoming

Last week Malcolm Melville lost his career. Deservedly so, says the body which polices people in the financial advisory business. For…

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Nov 11

Lest We

Just before 11 am Tuesday I stood in my office to gaze at the horizon, as I have done the…

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Nov 10

Fail

This could be painful. So let’s review – quickly – a few things which appear to be in serious trouble. (a)…

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Nov 9

Trust Us

For two years a developer in Surrey’s been trying to flog 71 townhouses to hipsters. Yeah, I know. Hipsters in…

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Nov 7

The Deniers

Five years ago Randy bought a brand new home. New walls. New wires. New grass. New pipes. New roof. He was…

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Nov 6

Bottle It

One of the major banks closes branches and says 1,500 people will be punted. The country’s largest engineering firm says…

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Nov 5

The Professionals

It’s Realtor McNuggets® time here on GreaterFool – an occasional sampling of the empty calories and salt-encrusted carbs Canadians are…

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Nov 4

Get a Job

A tale of two nations: The Sequel. First, he gave us the condo economy. Now, when the head of the central…

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Nov 3

Crude

Well, sometimes the Goddess of Juxtaposition is too awesome to ignore. Like Monday. Whew. Those little Saudi devils decided to cut…

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Nov 2

Useless

When my father bought a house in the Toronto burbs for $18,000 in the mid-1950s, it was about average. So…

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Oct 31

Love Your Landlord

So, a big mistake people reading this pathetic blog make is thinking they have to choose between real estate or…

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Oct 30

Joy

If you ever wonder why contrarians always get the girl, read the comment section of this blog. The moaning, drooling and…

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