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From RRSPs to dividends to TFSAs: Your investing questions answered

<b>Welcome to Investor Clinic – the lightning round.</b><p><b>Your questions have been piling up in my in-box, and today I'll answer as many as space permits. That means I'll need to keep the answers brief.</b><p><b>Ready? Go!</b><p><b><br>What investments are best for a registered education savings plan?</b><p>First, avoid group scholarship …

How I lost 70 pounds: My food diary spelled out my problem

<b>Amanda Moreiro</b><p><i>29, Toronto</i><p><b>Pounds dropped: 70</b><p><b>My turning point:</b> Throughout most of my 20s, I'd lost and gained weight – going all out or not at all. I'd work out like a fiend, count calories all the time, and was really hard on myself when I fell off the wagon – which, of course, was inevitable. In …

Surprise: The most talked about TV shows are nowhere near the most popular

Simon Houpt and Steve Ladurantaye discuss the most watched television shows of last season. Guess what, Breaking Bad wasn't one of them.

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

Top 8 Ways Young Women Benefit From Obamacare

This post originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.<p>You've heard people arguing about Obamacare (officially known as The Affordable Care Act or ACA) for months... but you may have tuned it all out, because it's all so confusing and you don't even know how—or if—it affects you. But starting in 2014, …

When did we get comfortable with debt? It's time to start hating it again

<i>Editor's note: This article first ran in September of 2013.</i><p>According to David Graeber, author of the book <i>Debt: The First 5000 Years</i>, the term 'freedom' was originally associated with freedom from debt. It translated into "return to mother" because when debtors fell into arrears badly enough, their …

Built to echo the romance of European citadels, these historic Canadian railway hotels recall a time when packing dozens of trunks and a butler or two was the only way to travel: http://bit.ly/18LxR4x Where in Canada do you dream of travelling to?

The 20 Most Stylish Men of Old Hollywood

<b>Icon.</b> It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes an icon? Today you'd be hard-pressed to find many men that are truly worthy of the title, but there …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

Embodying a simpler time in American life, wooden covered bridges began springing up across the country in the early 1800s. They're often referred to as "kissing bridges" since their enclosed domes provide lovers with just the right amount of privacy. It's worth taking the scenic route to find them.<p>…

National Parks

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Bold Photographer Attempts to Take Headshots of Other Photographers

I often wonder if there’s some force that pulls photographers behind the lens—or if we just run there for fear of having our own pictures taken. And …

Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

It's Not Porn... [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Music Videos

Coldplay - Atlas | Video

Since those fateful piano keys in “Clocks” charmed audiences way back in the yesteryear of 2002,<p>Since those fateful piano keys in “Clocks” charmed …

Microsoft is 'keeping an eye' on BlackBerry, apparently has interest in a potential acquisition

The news of Microsoft swooping up Nokia’s Devices & Services division for $7.2 billion ripped through the web last night. Many analysts were quick to …

The Smith Manoeuvre: A Canadian mortgage tax-deductible plan

Canadian homeowners do not enjoy the same mortgage interest deduction that their neighbours to the south do. Fortunately, the Smith Manoeuvre is a powerful financial method that gradually restructures the largest non-deductible debt of your lifetime (your mortgage) into a deductible investment loan.<p>…

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks | Inc.com

After Snowden leaks, feds lose their hacker cred at Def Con

Can spooks and hackers bury the hatchet post-PRISM?<p>"I haven't sensed this level of tension in the community since the crypto wars in the late '90s," said Jeff Moss, aka "The Dark Tangent," remembering when the US government nearly outlawed strong cryptography. He was addressing the audience at …

Twenty-three stocks with a history of dividend growth

<i>Mr. Bowman is a portfolio manager at Hamilton-based</i> Wickham Investment Counsel Inc.<i>, an adviser to high net worth clients.</i> michael@wickhaminvestments.com<p><b>What are we looking for?</b><p>While stocks that pay dividends have outperformed the broad market, stocks with growing dividends have provided even …

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …