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Cutting Through the Noise


October 12, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Lost perspective: Three things investors have taken too far

A long boom cycle combined with short memories has created some dangerous misconceptions. Tom Bradley highlights three.

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September 27, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Is it time to raise cash?

One question keeps coming up in discussions with investors: Is it time to raise cash? Our answer is a resounding 'it depends.' Tom Bradley elaborates in his latest Financial Post article.

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September 13, 2021

By Tom Bradley

The seven P's you need to follow when hiring an adviser or investment manager

Tom Bradley walks through the framework we use when selecting managers for our funds — what we call the Seven P's.

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August 30, 2021

By Tom Bradley

ESG is here to stay — here's what investors need to know

Investing is all about trade-offs and ESG is no different. It might be here to stay, but there’s still more questions than answers, and a whole lot more to talk about. Tom Bradley elaborates in his Financial Post column.

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August 16, 2021

By Tom Bradley

How investors can narrow the gap between their risk capacity and risk appetite

Your personal history has a lasting impact on your outlook and ability to take risks. Tom Bradley explains in his latest Financial Post article.

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August 5, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Which way to bet on inflation?

Inflation has been picking up and the question is being asked, is it transitory or more permanent?

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August 3, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Ecosystem for failure

How the 'gamification' of investing is creating an ecosystem for failure.

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July 19, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Cryptocurrencies, SPACs, lumber and more — the second quarter was filled with violent reversals

The theme for the second quarter was trend reversal. The issues most talked about at the beginning of April ended up going the other way, notably interest rates, 'reopening stocks', cryptocurrencies, and lumber.

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July 5, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Want to try do-it-yourself investing? These tips from the pros will improve your outcomes

A DIY trend often springs up after a long bull market, but this one may have staying power. If you’re doing your own thing, however, you shouldn’t totally dismiss professional management. Here are some habits and disciplines you can borrow from the pros that will improve your outcomes.

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June 21, 2021

By Tom Bradley

10 things we (still) know for sure about markets and investing

Tried and true investing principles that will never let you down.

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June 7, 2021

By Tom Bradley

Why investors should focus on generating the best total return, not the best yield

Recently retired? Here's why your portfolio's focus should be on total return, not yield.

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May 25, 2021

By Tom Bradley

10 good reasons to fire your financial adviser

How well you manage your long-term investments will determine the quality of your life in retirement. If you’re not sure whether your adviser has your best interests in mind, it could be time to move on. In his Financial Post column, Tom Bradley lays out 10 reasons that might prompt you to act.

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