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August 10, 2022

By Neil Jensen

He's got game: Tom Bradley inducted into Canada's Investment Industry Hall of Fame

Steadyhand Chair and Co-founder Tom Bradley is being inducted into Canada's Investment Industry Hall of Fame this year — a great recognition of his accomplishments as an investor and firm-builder.

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November 10, 2021

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Associate Investor Specialist (Vancouver)

We're looking for an Associate Investor Specialist to join our growing team in Vancouver.

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October 4, 2021

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Operations Specialist (Vancouver)

We're looking for an Operations Specialist to join our growing team in Vancouver.

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April 29, 2021

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Investor Specialist (Toronto)

We're looking for an Investor Specialist to join our growing team in Toronto.

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April 7, 2020

By Neil Jensen

March 2020 in Numbers

As Lenin famously said, “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen”. Last month felt like one of those times. Here are some non-investment related impressions of the month in numbers.

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May 7, 2019

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity — Operations Specialist (Vancouver)

We're looking for an Operations Specialist to join our growing team in Vancouver.

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September 27, 2018

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Associate Advisor (Vancouver)

We're looking for an Associate Advisor for our Vancouver office.

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June 8, 2018

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Office Manager (Vancouver)

We're looking for an Office Manager for our Vancouver office.

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January 24, 2018

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Associate Advisor (Vancouver)

We're looking for an Associate Advisor in our Vancouver office. Do you have what it takes?

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November 8, 2016

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Administration Support (Temporary)

It's that time of year again. We are seeking candidates for a temporary, full-time administrative support assistant in Vancouver.

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October 28, 2015

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Administration Support (Temporary)

We're seeking candidates for a temporary, full-time administrative support assistant in Vancouver.

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September 24, 2015

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Client Services Administrator

We're currently seeking candidates for a permanent, full-time Client Services Administrator in Vancouver.

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October 31, 2014

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Administration Support (Temporary)

We're currently seeking candidates for a temporary, full-time administrative support assistant in Vancouver.

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June 10, 2014

By Neil Jensen

Who Do We Want Our Customers to Become?

We make most of the advancements to our business platform during the slower summer and early fall months. To that end, we have off-site sessions each spring in which we look at our business and prioritize the projects we want to work on. We like to organize ...

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April 10, 2014

By Neil Jensen

Heartbleed

There has been a lot in the news over the past day or so about the Heartbleed bug. We were alerted to the issue on Monday evening, the same day the bug was announced on heartbleed.com. That evening we checked all of our major systems, including our ...

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March 31, 2014

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Investor Specialist

Are you passionate about helping Canadians be better investors? Do you want to help change the landscape in the wealth management industry? If you can say yes to ALL these questions, you should check out this job posting for an Investor Specialist ...

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December 18, 2013

By Neil Jensen

An Introduction to Dollar-weighted Returns

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has recently mandated that performance reporting on client statements use dollar-weighted returns, to be implemented by 2016. Most firms, including Steadyhand, currently report client account performance using ...

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December 5, 2013

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Administration Support (Temporary)

We are currently seeking candidates for a temporary, full-time administrative support assistant in Vancouver. As part of this diverse role, the team member will do whatever it takes to make our team efficient, and our clients feel welcome. The role begins...

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October 8, 2013

By Neil Jensen

Q3 2013 Statement Additions

We've added a number of new features to our statements over the past months, notably the Account (or Portfolio) Activity table and Account (or Portfolio) History chart. While they are generally straightforward, I want to spend a bit of time reviewing some...

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April 30, 2013

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Investor Specialist

We are currently seeking candidates for a permanent, full-time Investor Specialist. As part of this diverse role, the team member will work directly with clients to help them achieve their investment objectives. Direct industry experience is a requirement...

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January 7, 2013

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Office Manager/Admin Assistant

We are currently seeking candidates for a permanent, full-time Office Manager/Administrative Assistant. As part of this diverse role the team member will be involved in many facets of our business, including maintaining the office, managing...

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May 10, 2012

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Office Manager

We are currently seeking candidates for a permanent, part-time or full-time Office Manager. As part of this diverse role, the team member will be involved in many facets of our business, including maintaining the office, managing vendors, coordinating client...

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March 12, 2012

By Neil Jensen

Job Opportunity: Mutual Funds Operations

We are currently seeking candidates for a permanent, full-time operations position. As part of the role, the team member will process account applications and trade documents, manage the account transfer process, reconcile daily valuations, and take...

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December 10, 2010

By Neil Jensen

Experience with Self-publishing Tom's New Book

We've compiled four years of Tom's articles and blogs into a new book titled It's Not Rocket Science: Plain-English Advice for Managing Your Investments. The pieces are short narratives that reinforce some of the basic, yet most important, principles of investing...

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November 4, 2010

By Neil Jensen

How We Calculate Fee Reductions

As I outlined in an earlier post, we feel that our fee reduction program is unique in rewarding clients who entrust more of their money with us, and who keep it with us for an extended time. In this posting, I’ll delve in to some of the gory details of how we...

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