Keep Calm and Plan for Volatility

Keeping your nerve when you see minus signs on your portfolio statement is not easy. Throw in a global pandemic, the rising cost of living, interest rate hikes, and a

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Dangers of Information Overload

Decades into the information age, have we hit peak screens? Everywhere you look, people are offering advice. Investing “tips”, stock “insights”, and promises of “financial security” abound across social media

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Beyond Coldplay: How Emerging Markets Enhance Your Investment Palette

There’s a reason the likes of Coldplay and U2 sell millions of albums – people know what they’re getting. Whether it’s The Edge’s chiming guitar or Chris Martin’s lovelorn warbling,

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Inflation … What Does It Mean?

Filling up your gas tank in recent months is like seeing the bill for your toddler’s birthday party – “how much?” For a smooth family life, however, both must be

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Six Investment Myths Busted

Gordon Gekko hasn’t done the investment industry’s reputation any favours. Michael Douglas’ unscrupulous movie character quickly became shorthand for all that is wrong with Wall Street and financial markets with

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Wealth Transfer: Preparing the Next Generation

Intergenerational wealth, on our TV screens at least, conjures images of Succession’s Logan Roy dismissing one of his weasel kids with a sneer and expletive. Roy, the fearsome patriarch, who

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Volatility and Staying Invested

Imagine you’re on a long-haul flight and the pilot informs you of every hint of turbulence. It would drive every passenger crazy. Thankfully, instead, most of us watch a movie,

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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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