An Alternative View

For years, you’ve dined on meat and potatoes; sturdy fare that’s given you the strength and endurance you’ve needed. Now, however, while the prime cuts of meat still deliver, the

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Ukraine Invasion: Where Do Investors Stand?

Vladimir Putin is not the first Russian dictator to send chills down the spine. A trawl through the quotes of his predecessors reveals often terrifying ideological one-liners, including Lenin’s prescient,

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Take It To The Tax: Tips and Strategies

There is nothing certain in life except death, taxes, and a Leafs playoff defeat. But at least when it comes to filing your yearly CRA return, investors can claim a

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Managing Money in a Rising Interest-Rate Environment

Canada’s benchmark interest rate hit an all-time high of 16% in 1991 – and here investors are in 2022, freaking out over projections it’ll touch 1% by June. But there’s

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Should I Stay, Or Should I Go?

Between the pandemic, inflation, and geopolitical tensions, market uncertainty reigns right now. You might have heard some disturbing words, like shares “plunging”, prices “soaring”, and investment “volatility”. Many people, therefore,

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2022 Essential Tax Numbers & Key Dates

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Investing in China: The State of Play

As Canadians locked their doors to avoid the freezing temperatures this winter, many settled back and watched the action unfold in China. But, at times, it was difficult to tell

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Inflation Is Back, So What Next?

The last time inflation was a major issue, Pink Floyd were releasing singles and the majority of Maple Leafs fans could still remember winning the Stanley Cup. Now the new

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The Benefits of Working With an Independent Portfolio Manager

Most Canadians will have weighed up the advantages of using an advisor at some point in their lives. But with more and more options open to the DIY investor, the

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What Was Behind The Volatility This Fall?

The fall period is no stranger to volatility. Money managers are well versed in the September Effect1;, which circles the calendar month as the only one with a negative return

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October Market Report

The Bank of Canada ended its bond buying program and moved up the schedule for policy rate increases. The rate increases will begin in the “middle quarters” of 2022, as

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Fixed Income Struggles For The Balanced Portfolio

Fixed income has been the whipping boy of the investment world for a while now. As stocks surged - interrupted only by a global pandemic - alternative strategies went mainstream, and DIY investing increased in popularity, the bond market has been beaten down by low interest rates. 

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The Surging Canadian Dollar: What is Causing it and What is the Outlook? 

A resurgent loonie does something for the Canadian psyche, similar to a game of shinny or a weekend in cottage country. And after the past 14 months, the Canadian dollar’s comeback story has arguably provided a patriotic-tinged economic boost. 

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Ontario Physicians and Changes to the Disability Policy

OMA is making changes to the Disability policy for physicians which in turn, will be increasing rates significantly for their members (physicians). Effective September 1st 2021. RBC has responded by providing a limited time offer of 25% OFF to any and all Ontario physicians who apply/switch their Disability policy to RBC. Promo ends September 10th 2021.  

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OneLife Welcomes Rachelle MacDougall

Rachelle joins OneLife with 10 years of experience at Lawyers Financial, bringing invaluable insight and knowledge to better serve OneLife’s legal clientele and to provide them with an unmatched level of service.

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OneLife Welcomes Vanessa Bill

The OneLife team is growing. Vanessa joins OneLife with 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, working closely with clients and advisors on their insurance-related needs.

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