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All told, I have been working on RetirementPlan.io in some form or another for a few years. Yesterday, I shut down the website. I launched this application as a true startup corporation, and was even featured as "Startup of the Week" in the Calgary Herald. Unfortunately the Canadian Financial Regulations...

Most dynamic content management systems (e.g. WordPress allows you to easily build tag and category pages that assist in navigation of your site, and add some Google juice. Unfortunately this isn't so easy if you want to host a static site on Github Pages.... It's 100% possible if you are...

It's not free to run an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), and market makers expect to be compensated for creating, managing, and making markets for ETFs. As holders of ETFs, we expect to pay these kind of fees, but it is important to understand how much you are paying for funds...

Inevitably if you ask a finance professional (or even someone down the street) about asset allocation, they will start talking about the percentage of stocks vs. bonds in your portfolio. But what if you don't have a good idea of what those are to begin with? This is a quick...

What is Portfolio rebalancing, why does it matter to you, and how is it handled at RetirementPlan.io? Why do portfolios get out of balance? The allocation of your portfolio assets to various asset classes (e.g. domestic equities, international equities, bonds, commodities, etc.) is a risk-based decision that has a huge...