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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Investments

Will your emotions hijack your investment strategy?

Posted 16 Oct 2018 by Patricia Bell, PFP

The behaviour of the markets is generally cyclical, and therefore our reactions to that market movement tend to...

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Investments

The Four Types of Investment Risk

Posted 25 Sep 2018 by Natalie LeBLanc

When we think about risk, lots of potential situations could come to mind. Repairing a roof without a...

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Investments

August 2018 Market Watch

Posted 01 Aug 2018 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU; Patricia Bell, PFP

The theme of the markets seems to be “uncertainty” as trade regulations and relationships around the world are...

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