Bailing Out Your Adult Children

I recently came across a survey conducted by Harris Interactive who questioned non-student adults aged 18 to 39 and their parents.  I admit, the survey was done in the U.S. but could Canadian results be similar?  I found the results to be quite a shock. Six out of ten...

4 Sinful Stocks To Own

Sinful stocks have a reputation for succeeding during difficult economic times.  Industries that revolve around habit forming activities like gaming, alcohol and tobacco are often less prone to the cyclical downturns in the economy. There is a moral and ethical...

How Do You Know When To Sell Your Stock?

Often investors will sell their best stocks and hang on to their losers.  It’s human nature to try to avoid losses and by not selling a poor performing stock you can convince yourself you haven’t really lost anything – and if you hang on, it should bounce back,...

Using A NEXUS Card To Cross The Border

If you frequently travel between Canada and the United States you have probably grown accustomed to the long line-ups and delays at airports and border crossings.  Security measures have heightened since 9/11, and many travellers have become frustrated with the new...

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