RDSP

Registered Disability Savings Plans People with disabilities face a distinct set of financial challenges throughout their lives. The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a long-term savings plan enabling individuals…

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Market vs Company Risk

Did you know some investment risk can be eliminated and the remaining risk  can be minimized? What is Investment Risk? There are two broad types of investment risk. Company and…

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Portfolio Rebalancing

Portfolio Rebalancing Portfolio rebalancing is the practice of readjusting one's investment portfolio to maintain the desired balance between different asset classes. The goal is to reduce risk by ensuring that…

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Does Inflation Matter

Does INFLATION matter? Let’s simplify the cause of inflation with a silly story: The U.S. government just printed and deposited 1 billion dollars into everyone’s chequing account. The first thing…

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Printing Our Troubles Away

                      PRINTING OUR TROUBLES AWAY Can a government simply print more of their currency and distribute that “wealth” to the masses to make everyone rich? We know that is not…

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Demographic Profile of a Millionaire

                      Profile of An Average American Millionaire   Who is the prototypical American Millionaire?  What would he tell you about himself!   ¨     Is on average a fifty-seven year old…

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Market Reality

Market Reality We live in interesting times. Historic bubbles seemed to be regional. The Dutch Tulip Bubble1 (1630’s), South Sea Bubble1 (1720). With globalization  bubbles now tend to engulf the…

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Investing in a Volatile Market

First and Foremost, Stay Calm! Investment decisions made in haste and under stress are rarely good ones. Think about re-balancing your portfolio to make sure your investments remain aligned with…

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Do I Need a Financial Advisor

Do You Need a Financial Advisor? Why can’t you do your own investing? Well, you can. However, many people do find success employing a professional. Consider this story. Let’s say…

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