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August 15, 2018

By Tom Bradley

A humble request: Remember the shareholder

Barry Critchley recently filed his last column with the National Post. For 35 years, he wrote about deals, products and people, and was never one to mince words — as his final piece attests.

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August 13, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Why you should embrace your ignorance when investing

In his Financial Post column, Tom explores the folly of market forecasts and wonders why the investment industry tries to be so precise about something that's anything but.

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July 31, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The bull market is showing its age

A 9-year bull run has pushed client expectations higher, and yet, opportunities to generate future returns are lower. Here's what it means for investors.

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July 16, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The Converse All Stars of investing

Before straying from the tried and true when investing, here are some things to know about the new and fancy.

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July 3, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Don't fall in love with Canadian bank stocks and more diversification dangers

Canadian investors love their banks. To be sure, they've been solid investments. But it's important to make sure they don't make up too much of your portfolio.

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June 25, 2018

By Tom Bradley

A bad day for the Canadian investor

Regulators took a stance last week on the controversial topic of embedded commissions. Here's why we're disappointed with the decision.

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June 21, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Meet Jeff

Meet our newest Associate Investor Specialist, Jeff Stashuk.

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June 18, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The asset management industry life cycle

Companies and industries go through life cycles. In asset management, we've been going through the consolidation phase.

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June 6, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The balance between sales and service

It’s a fine line. Is your bank or investment representative serving you or selling you?

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June 4, 2018

By Tom Bradley

The most likely bookend to a long, strong cycle

In his Financial Post column, Tom explains why his biggest concern is the duration of the next market pullback, not the magnitude.

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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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