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Cutting Through the Noise


April 17, 2023

By Tom Bradley

7 world headlines investors should pay attention to, and 1 to ignore

Election polls and Fed announcements are for day traders. Important factors such as inflation and China are the ones long-term investors should try to understand. Tom Bradley expands in his Financial Post column.

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April 13, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Estate Planning, Part 2: Passing your wealth to the next generation, probate tips, and understanding trusts

Estate planning experts Lucy Main and Julia Chung discuss probate tips, passing your wealth to the next generation, and a primer on trusts.

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April 11, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Bradley's Brief — Q1 2023

Tom Bradley's quarterly letter to clients.

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April 3, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Market volatility making your head spin? Here are 4 key things to remember

The market’s speed and volatility has surged in recent years, but are gifts for those who have a good sense of value and can keep their head from spinning.

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March 30, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Coming to Saskatchewan, May 2-5

Two of our senior Investor Specialists, Evan Parubets and Lori Norman, will be in Saskatoon and Regina in early May to meet with clients and investors interested in learning more about Steadyhand.

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March 27, 2023

By Salman Ahmed

Why do bonds and interest rates move in opposite directions?

Bond prices fall when interest rates rise, and vice versa. In this quick two-minute video, we explain why.

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March 23, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Taking economics too far

Economists can have great insights, but be careful to not get too caught up in their short-term market forecasts. They're not worth the paper they're written on — no matter who writes them.

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March 20, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Banks traded at low multiples with a howling wind at their backs, so what happens now?

Last week’s banking scare in the United States goes a long way to explaining why bank stocks trade at lower valuations than other companies with less impressive track records.

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March 16, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Steadyhand tax documents: All you need to know

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

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March 15, 2023

By Salman Ahmed

What you should know before you hire or fire your financial advisor

The best questions to ask a financial advisor, using the FIRE criteria: Fees, Incentives, Returns, Experience.

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March 13, 2023

By Tom Bradley

A crisis of confidence in the banking sector

We find ourselves in another banking crisis. The word ‘crisis’ may seem like an overstatement at this stage, but when it comes to banking, confidence and trust are crucial. Right now, there’s a crisis of confidence.

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March 9, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Retirement seemed further away back then

With the proper investment footing, there’s no reason the last third of your life can’t be as vibrant as the first third. If you've got questions on retirement, we're here to help.

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March 6, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Investing is fraught with the challenges of ‘turbo lag’. But here’s how you can stack the odds in your favour

One of the thrills of driving an electric car is the pasted-in-your-seat acceleration. Unfortunately, investing isn’t like that. There's more of a turbo lag — think of an old Volvo. Tom explains in his Financial Post column.

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February 27, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Memories fade and scars heal. In investing, just a little too fast

A good read from Joe Wiggins on investor behaviour.

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February 21, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Things that should make investors worry they're not on the right track

A good rule of thumb is that if something doesn’t seem to make sense, it probably doesn’t. Right now, there are more things than usual going clink, clink ... clunk.

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February 16, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Video: Tax Planning Tips With the A-Team

Subject experts Tim Cestnick and Cynthia Kett provide tax-related tips and insights on debt and leverage, trusts and corporations, life insurance, charitable giving, and more.

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February 13, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Video: The 3 main types of investments (Investing 101)

Lisa breaks down the three fundamental types of investments — stocks, bonds, and cash.

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February 6, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Three important terms that confuse investors to their detriment

An attempt to clarify the meaning of diversification, volatility and fees.

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January 30, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Tax Planning Tips With the A-Team: Webinar, February 9

You work hard for your money. And you deserve to keep more of it. Learn savvy tax tips from two subject experts, Tim Cestnick and Cynthia Kett, at our complimentary webinar.

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January 26, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Video: 10 ways to meet and keep your new year money goals

Associate Investor Specialist Lisa Guo shares some tips to help you stay on track with your financial goals.

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January 23, 2023

By Tom Bradley

3 reasons why investing now is better than in the go-go days of 2021

Why we like the lay of the land for bonds, price-to-earnings ratios and investor sentiment.

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January 19, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

Year-end Review and Investment Outlook (Video)

A recap of 2022 and a discussion on interest rates, inflation, and when things will get better.

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January 16, 2023

By Scott Ronalds

The benefits of diversification — 2022

A colourful look at the benefits of diversification.

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January 10, 2023

By Tom Bradley

Bradley's Brief — Q4 2022

Tom Bradley's quarterly letter to clients.

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January 9, 2023

By Tom Bradley

How investors can turn last year’s mistakes into their future advantage

Last year was a tough one for investors. We can all take to heart some lessons, however, that shouldn't be wasted.

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