2015: The Year of Canadian Investors

Happy 2015! Early January of each year many people come up with their predictions for the year. This year, I am publicly announcing mine: 2015 will be a great year for Canadian investors. This is not a prediction of great investment returns, but of fundamental improvements in the industry that will  have long-term benefits for almost all Canadians. For years, average […]

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What are Exchange Traded Funds?

We recently conducted a survey to, amongst other things, gauge the level of awareness of people about Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). The results were surprising. Exchange Traded Funds have been around for more than two decades and have been getting plenty of coverage in the financial media lately. Yet, 42% of our respondents said they don’t know what Exchange Traded Funds […]

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A Better Investment Strategy: Don’t Let Emotions Hurt Your Investments

Investing is a very emotional affair for most. People often run for the door and sell their investments when prices are plunging; and usually rush back in as prices soar to participate in the rally. This behavior results in buying high and selling low. It is certainly not a good investment strategy for making money. Vanguard has a great tool for visualizing […]

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