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Alain Guillot
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Dance Teacher

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What are the traits of successful corporations which can be applied to your life' Imagine that you are a corporation, What would you do if you want to be a successful corporation' Who are your clients' There are corporations who have many clients, these kind of corporation, can afford to lose one or two clients … Continue reading You, Incorporated → The post You, Incorporated appeared first on Alain Guillot. ...
Posted: Feb 03 2018 @ 12:13 AM
Many of us made new year’s resolution on January 1st. A few of us have already abandoned some of those resolutions. I already gave up on one but I am putting extra effort on others. How are you doing with your new year’s resolutions' Which ones are you keeping' Which ones are you abandoning' There … Continue reading Financial habits for life → The post Financial habits for life appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 25 2018 @ 2:30 PM
People learn in many different ways. Some people learn by reading, others learn by watching videos and some learn by listening. My goal with this blog is to share some of the information I have about personal finance. I am sure that whatever I know it can help some one else. But I know that … Continue reading Announcement: My podcast about personal finance and entrepreneurship → The post Announcement: My ...
Posted: Jan 20 2018 @ 9:54 AM
I heard this line so many times: “Walmart is evil! it pays very little to its employees and discourage unions.” I am so tired of the victim mentality. We have won the geographical lottery, we live in a place where there is law and order, yet… we want the government to pamper us, we want … Continue reading Financial improvements, from Home Depot to Uber → The post Financial improvements, from ...
Posted: Jan 10 2018 @ 4:19 PM
Commodities make me sick I get sick to my stomach every time I hear an investment expert saying that we should own commodities in our portfolios. The purpose of investing is to get a return for your money The purpose of investing is to get a return on your money. You buy a financial product … Continue reading There is no place for commodities in your portfolio → The post There ...
Posted: Dec 30 2017 @ 4:37 PM
There are hundreds of ETFs in Canada. Which ones are my favorites' The evolution from Mutual Funds to ETFs First of all, what is an ETF' ETF stands for Exchange Traded Fund. Many investors are familiarized with the term “Mutual Fund,” whereas many investors pool their money, give it to a mutual fund manager and … Continue reading My Favorite Canadian ETFs → The post My Favorite Canadian ETFs appeared first ...
Posted: Dec 17 2017 @ 12:37 AM
How we get into investments Most people have little interest in personal finance and investments. It’s hard to believe that one day your money could earn more money than you earn yourself, so the idea of living out of your investments is in the same area of your brain as winning the lottery. Then, as … Continue reading Stages of Asset accumulation and asset decumulation → The post Stages of Asset ...
Posted: Nov 29 2017 @ 10:08 PM
Imagine that you want to invest in a business. If your objective is to maximize profit, your main question should be: How much money do I get to keep' What’s my profit margin' The new trend in investing is to just put all your money in broad based ETFs, set and forget it. And I … Continue reading Looking for Fat Profit Margins → The post Looking for Fat Profit Margins ...
Posted: Nov 16 2017 @ 9:37 PM
Recently my friend Elijah asked me about ethical investing. His concern is that he doesn’t want any of his hard earned money going towards oil companies. I sense that Elijah is really interested in socially responsible investing (SRI). The idea goes by other names such as: green investing, ethical investing, sustainable investing, impact investing, or … Continue reading Socially Responsible Investing in Canada → The post Socially Responsible Investing in Canada ...
Posted: Oct 23 2017 @ 6:22 PM
Picture this scenario It’s RRSP season. You see advertisements in all the metro stations, all the TV stations and all the social media. You have until March 1st to make your RRSP contribution and to get that tax break you have been hearing about. You make an appointment with the financial adviser at the bank. … Continue reading Make sure you get an unbiased financial adviser. → The post Make sure ...
Posted: Oct 13 2017 @ 8:04 AM


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