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RESP 2016 Update

The stock market was looking pretty grim last January: the TSX was down about 20%, Canada was in a recession, and at least one major bank was saying “sell everything — the stock market is crashing”. Devon’s RESP was down about 2% at that point. But instead of selling everything, …

RESP 2015 Update

We started investing for Devon’s education in June 2014.¬† We didn’t know it at the time, but our timing was magical: we picked the very top of the Canadian stock market to start allocating money to equities. Since we opened Devon’s RESP account, the Canadian equities market started a long, …

Growth Fund

Yesterday we opened an RESP account for Devon. Exciting times! Both Shauna and I think that education is pretty important and we …