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Cutting Through the Noise


January 26, 2022

By Scott Ronalds

It's acronym season: RRSP or TFSA?

It’s that time of year. Cold days, long nights, holiday garland that’s overstayed its welcome, and the perennial question — RRSP or TFSA?

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January 18, 2022

By Scott Ronalds

Steadyhand Year in Review (Video)

A recap of 2021, including an update on Steadyhand and an assessment of our performance.

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January 14, 2022

By Scott Ronalds

The benefits of diversification

A colourful look at the benefits of diversification.

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January 11, 2022

By Scott Ronalds

Bradley's Brief — Q4 2021

Tom Bradley's quarterly letter to clients.

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January 3, 2022

By Scott Ronalds

Important TFSA & RRSP Numbers for 2022

With the turn of the calendar, we thought it would be timely to update you on a few important numbers for 2022.

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November 29, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Coffee with a marine pilot

We’re lucky at Steadyhand to have an interesting client base, spanning designers, cardiologists, producers, police officers, beekeepers, chief executives, realtors, professional athletes, winemakers, teachers, musicians ... the list goes on. This is the story of a marine pilot.

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November 18, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Year-end distributions

All you need to know about distributions, and the estimated year-end figures for our funds.

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November 16, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

A busy week for restructuring proves that bigger isn’t always better

General Electric, Toshiba, and Johnson & Johnson all announced last week that they're splitting up. There’s a business lesson there about sticking to your core competencies. A reminder, too, that bigger isn’t always better.

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October 8, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Bradley's Brief — Q3 2021

Tom Bradley's quarterly letter to clients.

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September 29, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

A look under the hood of the Canada Pension Plan

The CPP is our nation's collective retirement plan. Yet, it's still a bit of a mystery to many Canadians. We lay out some facts, figures, and interesting holdings.

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September 20, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

The water's calling: Investing in the marine industry

We recently bought Brunswick Corporation, a leader in building boats and marine parts & services, in our Global Small-Cap Equity Fund. The industry has done well during the pandemic and is well-positioned to continue to thrive. Here's why.

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September 9, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Co-investment update 2021

One of our key business tenets is co-investment, or investing alongside our clients. Here's what it means in real money.

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August 26, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Meet Alex

We’re pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Alexandre Crupi.

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July 29, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

That summer BBQ, good for the soul. And your portfolio

If you're hosting a BBQ this summer, your shopping bags will likely be full of Steadyhand companies. We take you on a trip to the store.

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July 12, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Mid-year review video

A recap of the first half of the year and a few words on a topic that is coming up frequently in our conversations with clients — inflation.

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July 9, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Bradley's Brief — Q2 2021

Tom Bradley's quarterly letter to clients.

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June 15, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

The perfect supply chain storm

Key supply chains have ruptured while demand for consumer goods has soared during the pandemic. Along with a massive logistics headache for many businesses, it's also led to an uptick in inflation. Yet, this isn't such a bad thing. We explain.

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June 10, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Loonie on a tear

The loonie is hot. Here's what it means for your portfolio.

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May 28, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Summer Reading

Summer is just around the corner. We've got your literature needs covered.

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May 18, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Bubble in the north?

The Florida land boom of the 1920's is a fascinating case study of an asset bubble. Can parallels be drawn to today's real estate market in Vancouver and Toronto?

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May 13, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Bear sighting in the new economy

Many of last year's hottest 'disruptor' stocks are in bear territory. But fear not, a balanced, well-diversified portfolio is doing just fine.

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April 20, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Speculators are having a day

Many high risk assets have seen stratospheric returns lately. But if you’re thinking of speculating, be wary of flying too close to the sun.

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April 9, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Bradley's Brief — Q1 2021

Tom Bradley's quarterly letter to clients.

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April 5, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

One Billion

Our assets under management pushed through the billion-dollar mark with the close of the first quarter. Thanks to our 3,700 clients who have helped us get here!

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March 22, 2021

By Scott Ronalds

Steadyhand tax documents: All you need to know

To assist with your tax filing, we provide a review of the tax documents you've received from us this year along with a brief explanation of their purpose.

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