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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