The Crash That Never Came

It’s been nearly 10 years since the global financial crisis bottomed out. Since then stocks have basically been on an uninterrupted tear, with the TSX doubling in value, and the S&P 500 nearly quadrupling in value. In that time, investors have survived the...

One Stock For 25 Years

Let’s say you had to pick one stock to hold for the next 25 years – which one would it be? Would you select one of the most valuable companies in the world today, such as Apple or Amazon, with the idea that they’ll still be on top a quarter-century...

Sh*t My Advisor Says

Some investors eventually leave their commission-based advisors and opt to set-up a simple portfolio of index funds or ETFs on their own. There are plenty of compelling reasons to do so; the reduction in fees alone can save investors thousands of dollars a year, and...

Striking A Balance Between Risk And Reward

I read this story about a couple planning their wedding – let’s call them Carl and Vanessa. Vanessa wanted the ceremony to be held in a park next to a lake, but it would be several kilometres from town. The problem, practical Carl said, was there were no...

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