When To Fire Your Investment Manager

When it comes to dealing with an investment manager, investors frequently err in one of two ways.  They fire managers they should keep and keep managers they should let go. This applies equally to a personal investment manager and professional investment manager of...

The Stage Of Life Formerly Known As Retirement

Back in 1927 Canada introduced the Old Age Pension Act which set the retirement age at seventy when life expectancy for a Canadian man was sixty and a Canadian woman was sixty-two AND it required a means test. A few decades later changes to the pension system made the...

4 Hidden Costs When Buying And Selling Your House

After sellling our house last month we have been busy packing and getting ready to move.  Last week we met with our mortgage specialist and lawyer to finalize the sale of our house and finish the process of buying a house. As a careful money manager I was anxious to...

Instead Of A Vacation, Plan A Staycation

Can’t afford a vacation away from home?  Airlines are now charging for many items that previously were free, upping the charges for flights and the high cost of gas is making road travel an expensive proposition.  You can save tons of money and still have loads of fun...

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