Ask Paula: How Long Will It Take Me to Become a Millionaire?


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#286: Kaitlyn has $78,000 saved for a property, but she isn’t sure whether she should buy a personal residence, a rental property, or both. How can she best use this money?

An anonymous listener wants to lower their housing expenses. Should she and her husband buy a cheaper property and turn their current home into a rental, or should they stay and pay off the mortgage as quickly as possible while saving for a downpayment on another property?

Alex is just getting started with financial independence and asks: how can you calculate your financial independence date, and how do you know how much you need to save to reach that number at a certain age?

Ell wants to know: what’s the difference between a high-yield savings account and a money market account, and how can you maximize the interest you earn in these accounts?

Jenn wants to know: is it possible for Canadians to find cash-flow positive real estate deals, either in Canada or the United States?

I answer these questions in today’s episode. Enjoy!

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