The Ups and Downs

June 2017

June 2017

June 2017 (Home Owner) It took a few tries but it finally happened. I am officially an owner of my first rental property! I purchased a 1.5 stories, 5-bedroom home for 420k in Waterloo. I put 10% down with some monetary assistance from family members (partnership). I am a little over what I wanted toRead more about June 2017[…]

May 2017

May 2017

May 2017 (NET WORTH POSITIVE!!)   I have finally done it! My net worth is out of the red and finally into the green! The month of May was a big one for me for multiple reasons. Finally I reached a positive net worth! I made an offer on a house! Quickly learned that anRead more about May 2017[…]

Discussion: Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSX:HMMJ)

Discussion: Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSX:HMMJ)

I was perusing a few financial websites and stumbled upon the new Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSX:HMMJ). This ETF will focus on North American listed stocks that are involved with medical marijuana bio-engineering and production. They will have to meet minimum requirements of liquidity and asset thresholds to be included in the ETF.Read more about Discussion: Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSX:HMMJ)[…]

March 2017

March 2017

March 2017   Assets March 1st, 2017 April 1st, 2017 Change Cash $4,070.67 $3,767.05 -$303.62 Emergency Fund $3,427.26 $3,657.52 +$230.26 RRSP $12,312.80 $12,438.93 +$126.13 TFSA $3,771.95 $3,773.85 +$1.90 Lending Loop $615.69 $621.99 +$6.30 Total $24,198.37 $24,259.34 +$60.97 Debts Student Debt $31,436.64 $29,849.86 +$1,586.78 CIBC Credit Card $51.95 $121.23 -$69.28 AMEX Card $1,349.49 $228.05 +$1,121.44 TotalRead more about March 2017[…]

February 2017

February 2017

Assets February 1st, 2017 March 1st, 2017 Change Cash $4,208.63 $4,070.67 -$137.96 Emergency Fund $3,421.06 $3,427.26 +$6.20 RRSP $11,102.31 $12,312.80 +$1,210.49 TFSA $3719.58 $3,771.95 +$52.37 Lending Loop $608.77 $615.69 +$6.92 Total $23,060.35 $24,198.37 +$1,138.02   Debts       Student Debt $34,236.64 $31,436.64 +$2,800.00 CIBC Credit Card $0.00 $51.95 -$51.95 AMEX Card $244.07 $1,349.49 -$1,105.42Read more about February 2017[…]