Advanced Investing
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The Rational Reminder Podcast Episode 58: The Ins and Outs of Real Estate: Mortgage Rate, Rentals, REITs and Variable Annuities

Benjamin and Cameron are talking real estate, specifically mortgage rates and REITs. For the first time since the early 90s, fixed mortgage rates are lower than variable ones, which have always been the popular choice. However, due to the fact that Canada’s yield curve is inverted,  short term rates higher than their long-term counterparts.

Personal Wealth

Canada Pension Plan Explained

The foundation of many Canadians’ retirement is the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The CPP is designed to replace a certain amount of your average work earnings, up to maximum limits each year. I outline what CPP is, how it works, and how much it might pay out.

Featured Contributors

  • Raymond Kerzérho

    CFA, Director of Research
  • Justin Bender

    CFA, CFP, B.Comm., Portfolio Manager
  • Anthony Layton

    MBA, CIM®, Chairman of the Board, Portfolio Manager
  • Benjamin Felix

    MBA, CFA, CFP, Portfolio Manager
  • Nancy Graham

    CPA, CA, CFP®, CIM, TEP, Portfolio Manager
  • Susan Daley

    CFA, CFP, Portfolio Manager
  • Graham Westmacott

    CFA, Portfolio Manager
  • Peter Guay

    MBA, CFA, Portfolio Manager
  • Kristine van der Pas-Norenius

    Certified Retirement Transition Coach and happy PWL client
  • Dan Bortolotti

    CFP, CIM®, Portfolio Manager
  • Peter Forsyth

    Emeritus Professor
  • Jennifer Vachon

    CCO, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Dan Solin

    The New York Times' best-selling author of the Smartest series of books
  • Mark Sutcliffe

    Writer, Broadcaster, PWL client and advocate
  • James Parkyn

    Adm. A. CIM, FCSI, F.Pl, Portfolio Manager
  • François Doyon La Rochelle

    B.B.A., CFA, Portfolio Manager
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