In the News

Read what the media has to say about Steadyhand.


January 25, 2017

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Morningstar's nominees for steward of the year

Steadyhand was selected as one of two finalists for Morningstar's Steward of the Year award. "Steadyhand remains the poster child of a good steward."


May 3, 2016

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In moments of crisis, the power of doing nothing

Adam Mayers highlights Steadyhand's It's Not Rocket Science books: "It takes a lot of effort to succeed as an investor. One rule is to stick to your guns. It’s just one of the insights found in Bradley’s books, which are well worth a little time spent reading."


October 28, 2015

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Canada should require fund managers to disclose their investments

David O'Leary highlights the importance of co-investment. "It is worth mentioning that a small minority of fund companies publicly disclose co-investment information directly on their website for all to see. To my knowledge that list includes one firm, Steadyhand."


June 30, 2015

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Fund stewardship: when standing still means falling behind

Morningstar highlights Steadyhand's corporate culture. "Founder Tom Bradley adopted industry-leading stewardship practices right from the get-go. He kept the firm's fund line-up simple and gimmick-free."


June 19, 2015

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Money for something

David Pett delves into Steadyhand's approach and traits. "Steadyhand's success since opening its doors in 2007 is largely due to the fact that it operates very differently from any of the big six Canadian banks."


January 21, 2015

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Six fund picks for conservative investors

HighView Financial Group's Dan Hallett recommends the Founders Fund as a conservative fund pick for an RRSP.


November 8, 2014

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Two balanced funds with surprisingly low fees

The Founders Fund is highlighted as a low-fee solution for investors who "seek the comfort of knowing someone is at the helm, overseeing your hard-earned savings in turbulent financial markets."


April 8, 2014

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Best stewards of investor money

Steadyhand was named as one of three companies to receive the top rated "A" Stewardship Grade from Morningstar.


February 11, 2014

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Winners among the low-cost fund families

Steadyhand is highlighted in the Globe and Mail's Report on Funds as a winning low-cost fund company. "What sets the firm apart is the clarity, frequency and simplicity of its communication."


October 28, 2013

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Different sizes, similar strengths: common traits of successful investment practices

The CFA Institute's Charlie Henneman highlights common traits of successful investment practices discussed at the 2013 Wealth Management Conference, where Tom Bradley was a speaker.


September 14, 2013

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Do you know what your fund manager or adviser's portfolio looks like?

David Hodges discusses our latest co-investment numbers, "...the men and women behind Steadyhand—one of Canada's no-load, non-commissioned mutual fund companies—want you to know that if you're a client, they're eating what you're eating."


June 1, 2013

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Small-cap funds deliver the goods

"Opportunities are far richer in the small-cap space, where there are a lot of stocks that are orphaned, overlooked, undercovered or not covered at all", notes Wil Wutherich (manager of the Steadyhand Small-Cap Fund) in an article on market-beating funds.


February 4, 2013

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Vancouver's biggest money managers

BC Business looks at a "stellar class" of Vancouver money managers who consistently beat the averages.


November 30, 2012

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Smaller fund player shines at awards competition

Rudy Luukko highlights the Steadyhand Income Fund as a standout at this year's Morningstar Canadian Investment Awards - "The fund has performed exceptionally well over its nearly six-year history."


November 24, 2012

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A simple investing strategy

Dan Hallett highlights the Steadyhand Founders Fund as one of few funds that fits the bill for investors looking for a simple, low-fee balanced portfolio.


October 10, 2012

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2012 Morningstar stewardship grades

Morningstar updated their Stewardship Grades for 2012, covering 26 mutual fund companies in Canada. Steadyhand was one of only two firms to receive an "A" grade.


October 1, 2012

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Think outside the box - and banks - with Tom Bradley

Advantage Magazine speaks to Tom Bradley about Steadyhand's origins and its "simple, straight-shooting approach to wealth management".


June 15, 2012

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How balanced funds stack up over three years

The Globe and Mail's Shirley Won looks at the top performers among Canadian fixed income balanced funds for the three years ending May 31 and finds "Stellar returns from Steadyhand Income [Fund]."


May 9, 2012

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Steadyhand

The Canadian Business Journal profiles Steadyhand. "Different from the industry standard of many financial organizations that have become consumer product marketers, the team at Steadyhand is wired as investors to its core."


March 21, 2012

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Doing all of the right things

Jonathan Chevreau reviews Steadyhand five years after inception. "Steadyhand now has respectable five-year performance numbers to further its noble cause..."


February 22, 2012

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Steadyhand co-founder is its newest portfolio manager

Rudy Luukko provides an overview of the Founders Fund. "Because of his commitment to invest alongside unitholders, Bradley will have additional motivation to do well. 'I'm going to have a good portion of my net worth in this fund', he told Morningstar..."


February 1, 2012

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Don't give up on all your mutual funds

Gordon Pape highlights the Steadyhand Income Fund as a fund especially suitable for RRSPs. "In a few short years, this has evolved into one of the better funds of its type."


November 15, 2011

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Morningstar stewardship grades

Morningstar recently issued updated Stewardship Grades for 26 mutual fund companies. Steadyhand was one of only four firms to receive an "A" grade.


October 18, 2011

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Where to invest $100,000

MoneySense Magazine identifies Steadyhand as a good investment choice as your portfolio moves above $100,000. "Portfolio strategy is included with the low cost of their funds, and Steadyhand's fees fall as your portfolio grows."


July 27, 2011

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Independent mutual fund companies have an edge

Eric Lam discusses some of the advantages of investing with independent mutual fund companies. "Steadyhand is one of the few fund companies in Canada that sells directly to investors and is very open with its staff disclosures..."


December 21, 2010

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Four fund names to watch in 2011

In the Toronto Star, Rudy Luukko highlights Steadyhand as a company to watch in 2011. "Among Steadyhand’s other key attributes are its timely and informative client communications, and the personal touch that a small firm can more readily provide."


June 30, 2010

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Fund companies report card

Jonathan Chevreau highlights the grades received by various fund companies based on Morningstar's new Stewardship grading system.


April 1, 2010

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Applause for Steadyhand

"I'm delighted to see that there's someone out there who 'walks the walk' about taking a long-term perspective on capital markets", writes financial advisor and author John De Goey.


October 28, 2009

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Mischievous strangers and a Steadyhand

Karin Mizgala writes about Steadyhand's investment philosophy and commitment to transparency with respect to returns and fees. "Their statements are simple, clear and easy to read - a rare and welcome occurrence in the industry."


May 12, 2008

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Steadyhand Small-Cap Equity

Morningstar's David O'Leary reviews the Small-Cap Equity Fund. "In Wil Wutherich, Bradley has found a veritable stock picker."


August 28, 2007

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Steadyhand cuts itself away from the herd

Brian Lewis writes in the Investment Executive about how Steadyhand is cutting itself away from the herd: low fees, concentrated portfolios, a straightforward line-up, and an emphasis on the Web in reaching clients.


April 19, 2007

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CEO of mutual fund firm wants to cut middle man

Geoff Kirbyson writes in the Winnipeg Free Press about Steadyhand's distribution model - selling directly to clients, that is.


March 12, 2007

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The active vs. passive debate

Can active managers earn their fees and beat market indices? Alison MacAlpine poses this question in a roundtable discussion with Tom Bradley and three other panelists in the February 2007 edition of Advisor's Edge magazine.