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Joe Barbieri has written articles on many topics and several of them have been published in Pension and Benefits Monitor magazine, which is suited for a Canadian institutional investor audience. More recently, Joe has published articles in Ezine articles, Seeking Alpha, WhoTrades.com, LinkedIn Pulse, Lowestrates.ca and was quoted in The Globe and Mail, Wealth Professional, Golden Girl Finance and the Huffington Post. The last four organizations are also listed in the Media Appearances page. All articles are written by Joe Barbieri unless otherwise stated.
February 2024 Do I Withdraw From My RRSP or Convert to a RRIF?
January 2024 How Should I Withdraw Money From An RESP?
December 2023 What Is A Premuim Or Covered Call ETF?
November 2023 What Is A Cash ETF?
October 2023 Primer On Investing in GICs
May 2023 How Do You Value Gold?
April 2023 Ever Thought About Buying Land?
March 2023 Buying A Condo? Here Is What To Look For
February 2023 What If I Am Forced Off My Savings Strategy?
January 2023 How Do I Get Money Out of My RRSP?
December 2020 Case Study: Do I Pay Down My Mortgage or Invest My Cash?
March 2019 What IS TIIFA?
January 2019 What Is Fee-Only Financial Planning?
Gold and Silver
March 2020 Why Do You Invest in Gold and Silver?
October 2012 Differences Between Investing in Gold and Silver
September 2012 What Are the Reasons For Investing in Gold?
February 2014 Understanding the Principles of Insurance
June 2012 Do You Need Life Insurance?
November 2022 Are the Interest Rate Increases Over?
September 2022 Is It Time To Invest In Bonds Now?
November 2021 Why Is Inflation Picking Up So Quickly?
April 2021 What Is a "Blood In the Streets" Moment?
March 2021 Inflation Explained
November 2020 Is It Time To Revisit Holding Cryptocurrencies?
September 2018 Five Tips on Using Robo-Advisors by Vin Heney
March 2018 Is Cancelling NAFTA Bad For Canada?
January 2017 Common Asked Questions About The RESP
March 2016 What Is a Robo-Advisor?
March 2015 The Cost of Passive Fund Investing
February 2015 The Cost of Active Investing
November 2014 What Is Short Selling and How Do I Do it?
November 2013 How Do I Save For My Education?
September 2013 Why Is Dividend Investing So Popular?
June 2013 What To Do If Interest Rates Rise?
February 2013 How Much Does it Cost to Manage Your Investments?
November 2012 Using Returns to Pick a Mutual Fund
January 2012 Are You Diversifying Enough?
November 2011 Do You Pay Down Your Mortgage or Invest in an RRSP?
September 2011 The Overreaction of September 2011
Money Guides and Strategies
Mortgages and Lending
November 2015 How To Obtain An Unorthodox Loan
October 2015 What Factors Are There In Obtaining a Loan?
Pensions and Retirement
February 2021 How Do I Optimize GIS Payouts?
April 2019 Retirement Myths
October 2018 What Is Retirement For Millennials? by Vin Heney
August 2014 Can My Pension Payout Change?
June 2014 What if Retirement Plans Change?
February 2012 What Can I Do With My Defined Contribution Pension Plan?
Psychology and Money
February 2022 Are You Saving Too Much?
December 2021 Is a Higher Minimum Wage Going to Help You?
April 2020 How Much Are You Paying For Free Stuff?
September 2019 Habits and Your Financial Health
April 2018 What Is Emotional Spending and Saving?
January 2018 The Stages of a Market Mania
September 2014 Should I pay For My Child's Education?
May 2014 The Psychology of Rewards Programs
October 2013 What is Retirement?
July 2012 The Psychology of Regret and Investing
December 2022 Does Your Real Estate Strategy Need A Makeover?
August 2013 Do I Buy or Do I Rent?
April 2016 So You Want To Start A Small Business?
Taxes and Estate Planning
January 2021 What Is An RDSP?
February 2020 Giving Money to Charity at or Near Death
November 2019 My Estate Includes the CRA
October 2019 My Estate Includes Probate Fees
May 2016 Estate Laws For Ontario
February 2016 How Does the GST-HST Work?
May 2015 Should I Incorporate My Business?
April 2015 Rental Income and Taxes
April 2014 Estate Planning For People With Disabilities
March 2014 Planning For People With Disabilities
January 2014 Is the Corporate Class Structure Beneficial For You?
July 2013 Converting an RRSP Into a TFSA
May 2013 Things To Ask Your Tax Preparer
April 2012 General Tax Strategies
February 2012 How Do I Use the TFSA Account?
Pension and Benefits Monitor Magazine Submissions
December 2009 Laying Down the Infrastructure Concept
September 2009 Why Are You Buying Bonds?
August 2009 The Origins of the Subprime Fiasco in the U.S.
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