Retirement Planning

How Inflation Affects Your Retirement

Posted 03 Apr 2019 by Natalie LeBlanc

You’ve certainly noticed groceries don’t cost what they used to. Neither did your house, or car, or the...

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Debt/Finances

Takeaways from the 2019 Federal Budget

Posted 20 Mar 2019 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

Last night the federal Liberal party unveiled their latest budget and, not surprisingly for an election year, it...

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Education Savings

Extra Benefits of RRSP contributions

Posted 12 Mar 2019 by Natalie LeBlanc

One of the primary benefits of making RRSP contributions, other than the obvious savings for your retirement, is...

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Debt/Finances

Aging Well: Two Tax Credits That Can Help

Posted 13 Feb 2019 by Patricia Bell, PFP

I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!

Remember that line from an ad a few years ago? I...

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Investments

Market Watch 2019: The Year Ahead

Posted 30 Jan 2019 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

In contrast to last year’s consensus outlook that pointed to a synchronized global economic expansion, many experts now...

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Investments

Market Watch: 2018 in Review

Posted 23 Jan 2019 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

Most investors will be quite happy to relegate 2018 to the history books. In fact, by some metrics,...

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Investments

Market Volatility Comments from Noah Blackstein

Posted 06 Nov 2018 courtesy of Noah Blackstein, CFA

On October 26th, 2018, Noah Blackstein, CFA, a portfolio manager at Dynamic Funds and manager of Dynamic's Power...

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Investments

October 2018 Market Watch

Posted 25 Oct 2018 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU; Patricia Bell, PFP

While the Canadian markets haven’t fared so well this year, we have been far more fortunate than the...

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Investments

Perspectives on Volatility

Posted 18 Oct 2018 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

Looking at the attached chart, which shows the annual returns for the US stock market since 1981 we...

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