Finance Tools

I listed my collection of the finance tools that I’m constantly using. If you have any suggestion (a favourite tool), leave a message and I’ll add it to the page.

Updated: July 17, 2019

What Tools I Use

Bloomberg – for ETFs comparison
TMX Money – stock, ETF, etc quotes

Save on Sale

Costco West Coupons – Costco sale  in BC, Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan


Bloomberg – monitor stock, create watchlist
Moneysense – magazine and digital

Currency Exchange

XE Currency Converter
Canadian Forex – international wire transfer and currency exchange
Calforex – forex in Calgary


Globe and Mail: 2016 Robo-advisor Guide

Travel Deals

NextDeparture – find cheap flights
Daily Trip Hack – tips, deals
SkyScanner – flights, hotels, car rentals

Sunwing – vacation packages, flights, hotels, cruises, and car rentals
Air Transat – airline deals
Air Canada – airline deals


My Service Canada: Canadian Retirement Calculator – find out your retirement income with CPP and OAS retirement benefits
Get Smarter About Money: Compound Interest
SunLife Financial: Retirement Savings Calculator


ETF Investing

Smart Tax ETF Investor

Other Tools

Benefits Finder in Canada
iMoney Philippines – financial comparison website
PSE EDGE  – Mobile app: iOS and Android. Philippine company announcement, financial report, IPO etc. – time, calendar, and time zone converter
Cannex – financial data in Canada
Invest Better – online calculator fee for robo advisor
Wealth Game – compute mutual fund’s gains after the fees
Calculate Your Possible Credit Score Range
Globe and Mail: Calculator 1 Million TFSA
* ESDC: Canadian Retirement Calculator

Comparison Sites

Outsmart Brands – buy cheaper brands with fewer differences in features from popular brands
Compare interest of savings account: CANNEX and Canadian High Interest Savings Bank Accounts

Other Resources

Bank of Canada – Daily Digest
TheAnswerIs – independent investing intelligence
Canadian Financial Literacy Database
Money and Monetary Policy in Canada – 6 Free Learning Modules
Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) – Introduction to Investing

Forum – Philippines

Finance Manila
Pinoy Money Talk
Pinoy Exchange
Female Network

Buying a House in the Philippines

Social Security System
National Housing Authority
Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board
Housing Loan: Security Bank
* Here’s my journey of buying my first house in the Philippines.

Free Courses (Online/Offline)

I’m collecting these resources for now and maybe someday, I’ll have the time to take some of the courses.

National Reintegration Center for OFWs
e-Learning for Agriculture and Fishseries (crops, livestock & poultry, fisheries, social technology, and sustainable agriculture)