Mark Ting

Mark Ting is a partner with Foundation Wealth, where he helps clients reach their financial goals. He can also be heard every Thursday at 4:50 p.m. on CBC radio as On the Coast’s guide to personal finance. @MarkTingCFP mark.ting@foundationwealth.ca

Latest from Mark Ting

Opinion

Are there cracks in B.C.'s condo market?

The pandemic has fueled a demand for detached homes with backyards, with many condo owners eager to rid themselves of cabin fever.
Opinion

Why real estate prices continue to rise despite the pandemic

Usually a rising unemployment rate corresponds to decreases in housing prices. Mark Ting, CBC's finance columnist, explains why that isn't happening right now.
Opinion

With the prospect of inflation — is it time to buy gold?

The prospect of more inflation combined with heightened geopolitical tensions and a falling U.S. dollar has increased the demand and price of gold. Mark Ting, CBC's finance columnist, explores whether you should go all in on precious metals.
Opinion

How the stock market can be expensive and cheap at the same time

2020 has been nothing but surprises — and the stock market is yet another example, says On The Coast's finance columnist Mark Ting.
Opinion

Thinking about getting into the stock trading game? Consider these tips

With many of us stuck at home, activities such as binge-watching Netflix, gardening, and Zoom yoga have become increasingly popular — so has stock trading.
Opinion

Take money out of your RRSPs or go into debt? The best options when facing a cash crunch

Mark Ting, CBC On the Coast's finance columnist, says if someone experiences a sudden loss of income pre-retirement and they drop into a low tax bracket, tapping into their RRSPs can make sense.  
Opinion

Time to buy? What the pandemic means for Vancouver's real estate market

Mark Ting, CBC On the Coast's finance columnist, looks at what weeks of pandemic lockdown means for Greater Vancouver's real estate market.
Opinion

Will COVID-19 affect the spring real estate market?

CBC On the Coast's finance columnist Mark Ting on what you should do if you're looking to buy — or sell.
Opinion

Will COVID-19 cause the next North American recession?

Finance columnist Mark Ting offers his perspective on the potential impact of the novel coronavirus on the economy.
Opinion

Want a happy relationship? Keep your personal finances in good shape

You don't have to dump your partner if they're not good at money. Work together to cut unnecessary expenses and boost incomes. Let love and wealth grow hand in hand.
Opinion

Thinking of buying a condo in 2020? Don't overlook this 1 key expense

More than ever, buyers need to consider insurance premiums and deductibles when choosing their new home. 
Opinion

How coronavirus fears could impact your investment portfolio

Global stock markets are experiencing an uptick in volatility as investors speculate on the long-term effects the coronavirus outbreak might have on the global economy.
Opinion

High returns or recession: What does 2020 have in store for your money?

Mark Ting, financial columnist for CBC's On The Coast, reveals his predictions for the new year.
Opinion

How high is too high? Vancouver's property tax dilemma

If the City of Vancouver's proposed 2020 budget is approved, homeowners can expect an 8.2 per cent for property tax hike — 9.3 per cent when factoring next year's increase in utility fees.
Opinion

What a Liberal minority government means to Vancouver real estate

Now that the election is over, many people are wondering what a Liberal minority government means for the Lower Mainland real estate market.   

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