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Cutting Through the Noise


June 6, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The balance between sales and service

It’s a fine line. Is your bank or investment representative serving you or selling you?

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May 28, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

Five hundred to one

One lucky hockey fan could make a lot of money thanks to a long-shot bet on the Vegas Golden Knights. But he faces an interesting dilemma.

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May 16, 2018

By Salman Ahmed

I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!

Discount brokers are not permitted to provide advice, yet most fund companies pay them trailing commissions (ongoing advice fees) anyways. Some TD fundholders are finally taking a stand.

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April 16, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

A tough go for Canadian stocks

It hasn't exactly been the best of times for investors who stick close to home.

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April 4, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The next Warren Buffett will be a woman

How female investors are more like Warren Buffett than their male counterparts.

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March 29, 2018

By Salman Ahmed

Blockchain ... Just another story stock?

When a stock or industry is being driven more by speculation than fundamentals, we're happy to sit on the sidelines.

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March 19, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

The rise of the superstar CEO

Corporate leaders have become celebrities. But is all this attention a good thing?

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February 15, 2018

By Tom Bradley

A once-in-a-year opportunity

As investment dealers start to send out their annual fee and performance reports, it can be a great opportunity to have a more informative discussion with your provider.

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February 6, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

Volatility is back

Volatility is back and the last few days have been turbulent. But it's important to put the recent stock market declines in perspective.

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January 26, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Good for who - Me or you?

Why we love the Questrade ads about the high cost of investing with full-service advisors.

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January 3, 2018

By Scott Ronalds

Fifty-seven thousand five hundred!

With the turn of the calendar comes a fresh $5,500 in contribution room for your Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA). Even better, the lifetime contribution limit for these accounts now stands at $57,500!

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December 22, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Competition? What competition?

A look at the growing trend of corporate mergers.

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