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Archive for January 2015

Does International Diversification Still Work?

Many people are saying that since all stock markets went down in 2007 – 2009, international diversification doesn’t work anymore. How is it supposed to help you when everything is falling apart? Does it even work? Is it worth the trouble? I’ll show you a few examples from recent years so you can see for yourself.…

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Weekend Reading: Eric and Ilsa Edition

Meet Eric and Ilsa, the Vancouver couple who broke the internet last week when their Financial Facelift feature in the Globe and Mail went off the rails. It started with sketchy details – Eric, a physician, made $200,000 working one day a week at a clinic, plus another $100,000 teaching one day a week at a…

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