Pursuit of the Canadian Dream

Pursuit of the Canadian Dream

by Akinwale Thompson
Pursuit of the Canadian Dream

Pursuit of the Canadian Dream

by Akinwale Thompson



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"Pursuit of the Canadian Dream" is a book that is designed to help youth and new immigrants to Canada to Navigate the financial system successfully. It contains a lot of personal and client examples to buttress the points. Part 1 Build your credit, buy your first car, and buy your first home. The first three things a new immigrant or youth must grasp in their pursuit of the Canadian dream is the credit system. Part 2 Education, retirement, taxes and charitable giving, life insurance, wills and POA, death, and the lottery. The next six chapters give you the bolts and nuts required in a proper financial plan, like how do you plan for children's education? Part 3 Real estate investing, investment landscape, and starting a business.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781667888071
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 05/04/2023
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 208
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Akinwale emigrated to Canada from Nigeria in 1999 to pursue a career as a stockbroker. While studying for the Canadian Securities Course, he discovered the financial planning profession. He began his career at Chartwell Securities and then worked with two prestigious investment firms and a bank, Aim/Trimark Investments, TD Investment Services, and TD Canada Trust, between 1999 and 2006.

His love for financial planning led him to teach a series of Money Management classes quarterly in the community and Financial Literacy classes in different parts of the Greater Toronto Area. He likes to explain complex financial concepts in simple everyday terms.
Akinwale has a BSc degree in Economics from the University of Lagos, an MSc in Finance from Walden University in Minnesota, and he is a Certified Financial Planner - CFP®
He is married with two beautiful daughters and has a home in Ajax, Ontario. Canada.
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