Question. I’ve been working with the same employer for about 7 years, and I’m a member of the company pension plan. A few weeks ago I applied for a position at another firm, and was just recently offered the new job. It’s a significant increase in pay and seems like a great position, so I intend to move forward with […]
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May was a good month for stocks, both in Canada and most international markets. Bonds also performed well. Meanwhile, at the other end of the risk spectrum, the first leveraged marijuana ETF has been launched.
April was a good month for Canadian and European stocks helping to offset declines in bond markets.
Question. Hi, I filed my taxes a little while ago, and just recently received my tax refund. It’s significantly more than expected, and I’m wondering if you have any suggestions on what I should do? I want to enjoy some of it, because I feel like it’s “free money” that wasn’t previously accounted for in my budget. But I also […]
March was another down month for most markets. Bonds and REITs helped to provide some relief for investors.
Question. Hi, I’ve been renting an apartment for the past few years, and it’s great. However, I’m wondering if I should buy something instead? Many of my friends have recently bought houses, and they’re encouraging me to do the same. I guess it seems like a natural progression to buy something eventually, but I really like my apartment, and so […]
February was the most difficult month we’ve seen on the global stock markets in some time. Bonds provided a bit of a safe haven as Donald Trump looks to be starting a trade war as a negotiating tactic.
Question. Hi, I’ve just received a small inheritance, and would like to use it to help save for my child’s education. I’ve spent some of the inheritance already, to take care of some outstanding credit card debts, and have about $20,000 left over that I would like to invest for my son. By the way, my son was born earlier […]