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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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November 22, 2017

By Salman Ahmed

Global Equity Fund Update

Takeaways from a recent site visit with our Global Equity Fund manager in Edinburgh.

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August 8, 2017

By Salman Ahmed

"You remind me of a diaper. Self-absorbed and full of crap."

Trash talking is everywhere on the investing gridiron. Here's how you can arm yourself for it.

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June 22, 2017

By Salman Ahmed

How your money is safeguarded at Steadyhand

A look at the measures in place to protect clients' money from fraud or insolvency.

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February 20, 2017

By Salman Ahmed

Equity Fund Update

Highlighting some of the main themes from a recent conversation with the manager of our Equity Fund.

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February 7, 2017

By Salman Ahmed

Investing in uncertain times

Protests. Populism. Terrorism. It's a scary world out there. We lay out some advice for investing in these testing times.

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October 24, 2016

By Salman Ahmed

Goodbye Brangelina, Hello Potrium

A look at two large corporate mergers and the insights they offer.

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September 27, 2016

By Salman Ahmed

I dare say, don't always stick to your plan

We're big advocates for sticking to your investment plan. But there are times when you need to do some critical rethinking.

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September 19, 2016

By Salman Ahmed

Agrium and PotashCorp: It ain't over till it's over

Why we're watching closely the proposed merger of PotashCorp and Agrium.

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July 27, 2016

By Salman Ahmed

The ETF industry is evolving, not in a good way

A look at how ETF providers are engaging in the same bad behaviours that the mutual fund industry has been guilty of.

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December 11, 2015

By Salman Ahmed

Pseudo-Precision Smoke Machine

As year-end nears, be wary of market predictions for 2016.

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