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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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February 12, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Everyone is scared and prices are down - and for long-term investors, it's a beautiful thing

Nine things you need to know about bearish markets, to help ensure they work in your favour.

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January 29, 2018

By Tom Bradley

'Technique is everything': What a spin class can teach you about investing

Spinning and investing have more in common than you might think.

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January 26, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Good for who - Me or you?

Why we love the Questrade ads about the high cost of investing with full-service advisors.

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January 17, 2018

By Tom Bradley

Global Equity Manager News

Edinburgh Partners announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Franklin Templeton Investments. We will be meeting with Dr. Sandy Nairn (EP's CEO) to get a better understanding of the deal and its implications for our clients, and will report back next week.

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