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Cutting Through the Noise


May 22, 2018

By Tom Bradley

What your portfolio needs to make a good long run

The Jets' playoff run this spring was a product of discipline, patience and courage. There's some good investing lessons there too.

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May 7, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Here's where your investing returns really come from

A look at where your investing returns come from, in order of importance.

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April 23, 2018

By Tom Bradley

In high-flying markets, the forgotten investors may be the wisest of all

It’s important that you diversify your information sources as you would diversify your portfolio.

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April 9, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Why the great growth-value reversal will come with a whimper, not a bang

While growth stocks have been the market darlings over the last several years, value stocks have beaten their shinier, sexier cousins over the long term.

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April 4, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The next Warren Buffett will be a woman

How female investors are more like Warren Buffett than their male counterparts.

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March 26, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Stick to your strategic asset mix — or face the consequences

A look at why your strategic asset mix, or SAM, is the most valuable tool you have for balancing return and risk.

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March 23, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Equity Fund Manager News

CGOV announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Fiera Capital. We do not anticipate any changes to how our Equity Fund will be managed, but will be monitoring the transition closely.

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March 12, 2018

By Tom Bradley

If you think low rates and high debt levels can last forever, think again

The bull market fuelled by debt, interest rates and growth-oriented stocks is nine years old. Time to challenge some assumptions.

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March 9, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Hidden commissions – who knew?

If the provincial regulators needed more impetus for getting rid of embedded mutual fund commissions, known as trailers, they got it recently.

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February 26, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The Great Bifurcation is coming to money management and that's bad news for closet indexers

One of the biggest transitions in the wealth management business in the years ahead will be the redistribution of the “mushy middle.” That is, funds that purport to be actively managed, but instead closely follow an index.

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February 23, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Our RRSP tips

At this time of year, we’re being fed a daily diet of investing features and advertorials, which makes it a good time for us to throw in our RRSP reminders.

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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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