Sean Cooper

Sean Cooper is the bestselling author of the book, Burn Your Mortgage. He bought his first house when he was only 27 in Toronto and paid off his mortgage in just 3 years by age 30. An in-demand Personal Finance Journalist, Money Coach and Speaker, his articles and blogs have been featured in publications such as the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Financial Post and MoneySense. Connect with Sean on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Financial lessons from video games

Move over Mario! 3 financial lessons you can learn from video games

If you hate the idea of dealing with your finances, but you love to sit in front of a screen and play games, you can probably relate to these tips….

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Finance basics: What is a GIC and why should you invest in one?

Are you looking for a safe place to invest your money? You might want to consider a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC). If you have shorter-term goals like buying a new…

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Saving for a down payment: Happy homeowners moving in

How I saved $170,000 for my first home

If you struggle to save money, you’re not alone.  Whether you’re saving for a down payment on a home or for retirement, the rising cost of living can make it…

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Celebrate Asian Heritage Month in Winnipeg

May is Asian Heritage Month, celebrate in Winnipeg. Check out the Taste of Asia (May 25 and 26), a free admission event at The Forks featuring food trucks, music, art,…

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RRSP vs. TFSA vs. FHSA: Breaking down the options for buying your first home

Many ACU members are familiar with their options when saving for a down payment. Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) offer shelter from taxes on growth, while a Registered Retirement Savings…

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10 steps to buying your first home

Buying a new home in Winnipeg can be an exciting time. After all, you can finally move into a place to call your own—whether you’re leaving that long-term rental property,…

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