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Cutting Through the Noise


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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December 8, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Volatility - This is wild

Stock market volatility has been remarkably low this year. CC&L has produced a great chart that shows just how unusual this period has been.

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November 24, 2017

By Salman Ahmed

What Sears can teach you about your pension

Sears' bankruptcy is a good reminder that the terms laid out in a defined benefit (DB) pension plan are not always written in stone.

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October 27, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Ama-conned

238 towns and cities have submitted a proposal to become Amazon's second headquarters. But it's been a colossal waste of time and resources for many of them.

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October 23, 2017

By Tom Bradley

The great trailer fee fight rages on, but the writing is already on the wall

Embedded commissions for investment advisers are going the way of the dodo. Here’s why it’s about time.

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October 18, 2017

By Scott Ronalds

What's up with the low volatility?

Stock market volatility has been particularly low, which is making some investors uncomfortable. Here's our take on it.

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October 6, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Value versus growth

While growth stocks have been shining, there are good reasons to believe value managers will have their day in the sun again.

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September 14, 2017

By Tom Bradley

Making a statement

A recent JD Power survey suggests that most Canadian investors don't fully understand their account statements. If you need help with yours, give us a call!

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