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RESP 2018 Update

This year we started teaching Devon about saving money, and he loves it. He grabs any coins or bills we give him and runs around the house doing his best capitalist impression. “Bwahaha,” he says, while lavishly throwing money around. It won’t be long before he starts managing his own …

RESP 2017 Update

Despite being a pretty terrible year, 2017 did have one bright spot: stock markets around the world rallied far more than anyone expected. We, at mom and pop investments, definitely expected a highly volatile year with possibly negative returns. But the exact opposite happened: volatility was non-existent this year and …

Midyear 2017 RESP Update

At Mom and Pop Investments we’re focused on the future. Our primary goal is to ensure that what little capital we have …

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 …

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 …

Growth Fund

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