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  • UrbanDepartures_JustWealth
    Investing

    JustWealth: The new Robo-Advisor in town

    The Fintech scene in Canada just got a little bit more interesting. Financial innovation brought on by advancements in technology have opened up new investment options that disrupt traditional institutions; the trend is starting…

    April 5, 2016
  • UrbanDepartures_EQBank
    Investing

    EQ Bank: Not Your Parents’ Bank.

    When was the last time you stepped into a bank? For us, trips have become increasingly few and far in between. Don’t get me wrong; I have fond memories of my dad walking me…

    January 15, 2016
  • UrbanDepartures_InvestmentReturn2015
    Investing

    Our Investment Returns for 2015

    2015 marks the third year in which I’ve been tracking our portfolio’s rate of return across all of our investment accounts. Our investments are held in TD e-Series index funds across registered mutual fund…

    January 12, 2016
  • Millennials Move Up
    Investing

    Millennial Housing: Do the Math!

    Late last year, we were interviewed for by the Toronto Star for an article about millennial housing and how we impact and affect the market in Toronto. When the article came out this past weekend, we…

    January 6, 2016
  • UrbanDepartures_CompoundGrowth
    Investing

    The Magic of Compound Growth

    When I was a kid, my dad’s idea of fun was to teach his children math and science (he still reads anatomy and medical textbooks as a hobby. Serious). He first introduced me to…

    December 9, 2015